The City of Frankfort is part of the Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System with the goal of reducing and eliminating pollutants discharging to our waterways. This permit provides guidelines and six minimum control measures which must be implemented continuously and reported on an annual basis.
Minimum Control Measures
The six minimum control measures required under the KPDES permit are:
Public Education and Outreach
Public Involvement and Participation
Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination
Construction Site Stormwater Runoff Control
Post Construction Stormwater Management
Good Housekeeping in Municipal Operations
Implementing each aspect of the permit helps reduce pollutants from discharging to our waterways such as:
If you have any questions or would like to report an illicit discharge or concern, please call 502-875-8500 or email email@example.com
The Public Works office oversees the operation of five divisions:
Streets & Floodwall
This department is also responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4).
Drainage & Engineering
The Public Works Department oversees drainage and engineering issues within the city limits.
Development plans are reviewed by this office to insure adequate drainage, roadway sight distance, traffic control, parking, etc. Permits are issued for drive approaches, street cuts, grading, and other types of work performed on city streets or in right-of-ways.
The Public Works Department is in charge of the Sidewalk Program. The City of Frankfort has taken over maintenance of the entire sidewalk in the public Right of Way.
The Public Works Department is inventorying the areas that require repair and is systematically performing the required maintenance as part of the Pavement Replacement / Repair Plan.
Any questions regarding sidewalks or to report hazardous sidewalks, contact the Public Works Department via phone at 502-352-2088.