FAQ’s

Q: Where do I get a zoning permit?  A: Campbell County Planning and Zoning handles all our zoning permits and questions.  They are located at 1098 Monmouth St., Newport, KY  41071 (859)292-3880.

Q: Where do I get a construction permit?  A: Campbell County Planning and Zoning handles all our zoning permits and questions. They are located at 1098 Monmouth St., Newport, KY 41071, (859)292-3880.

Q: Where do I get a COA (Certificate of Appropriateness) permit for construction in a Historical Preservation Overlay zone? A: City of Bellevue building located at 616 Poplar St., Bellevue, KY  41073.

Q: What does the Planning and Zoning Commission do? A: They are responsible to review plans and zones of current and proposed projects.

Q: Where do I get a construction permit?  A: The purpose of the Board shall be to perform the duties and responsibilities placed upon it by the legislation and applicable zoning regulations. – Under these sections, the Board has the power to hear and decide on applications for dimensional variances, conditional use permits, change of non-conforming uses, and appeals of decisions made by the zoning administrator.

Q: What does the Tree Commission do?  A: They are responsible for planting and removing trees as well as deciding when removal or planting is necessary.

Q: What does the Tree Commission do? A: They are responsible for planting and removing trees as well as deciding when removal or planting is necessary.

Q: Do I need a permit to cut down a tree?  A: No, not if it is on your property.

Q: When are property tax bill mailed?  A: Mid-October.

Q: What is the salary tax rate in Bellevue?  A: 2.50%

Q: How do I get my leaves picked up?  A: Call 859-261-0260 and leave your address on the answering machine.

Q: What is Bellevue’s form of government?  A: Home Rule City with Mayor and Council government.

Q: I need to set up my waste/trash services, who do I call?  A: Your waste service is included in the property tax bill.  To find out your trash day you may call (859)431-8888 or look on this website by clicking here.

Q: How do I get a garbage can:  A: You may purchase one on your own or rent from Republic Services at (513)771-4200.

Q: Can I throw away my furniture as is?  A: it is required that you wrap any upholstered furniture and mattress in plastic.  You may purchase the plastic at the City building at $3.00 per bag.  You are permitted to set          out two large items on your trash day.

Q: Is recycling included in my waste services?  A: No, it can be set up through Republic Services (513)771-4200 for an additional fee.

Q: How do I set up my water and sanitation service?  A: Call Northern Kentucky Water District at (859)578-9898.