Lexington, Kentucky, City-County Planning Commission records, 1928-1974

Descriptive Summary

Title
Lexington, Kentucky, City-County Planning Commission records, 1928-1974
Creator
Lexington, Kentucky, City-County Planning Commission
Extent
35 reels of microfilm (127 vols.)
Subjects
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (Ky.)--City-County Planning Commission.
Lexington (Ky.).--City-County Planning Commission.
Lexington (Ky.).--City Planning and Zoning Commission.
Local government--Planning.
Local government publications--Kentucky--Lexington.
Public records--Kentucky--Lexington.
Zoning boards--Kentucky--Lexington.
Atlases.
Maps.
Minutes.
Scrapbooks
Arrangement
Organized: Minutes, Past Planning Studies, Publications, Zoning Ordinances and Regulations, Maps and Atlases, Scrapbooks, Studies, Neighborhood Plans. Arranged chronologically under each type of record or subject.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The City Planning and Zoning Commission was established in Lexington in 1928. Its jurisdiction was extended throughout Fayette County in 1948 and its name was changed to the City-County Planning and Zoning Commission. Ten years later, the commission adopted the name, City-County Planning Commission. Some years later the commission became part of the new urban county government.
Scope and Content
This is a microfilmed copy of records of the City-County Planning Commission of Lexington and Fayette County, Kentucky. The records include commission minutes from 1928 to 1973, Board of Adjustment minutes 1928 to 1973, past planning studies issued from 1931 to 1966, and research reports (1963- 1964). There are also filmed copies of zoning ordinances of the 1960's and 1970's; maps; atlases; scrapbooks; neighborhood plans; and publications.

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