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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING, BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION

Proposed Administrative Regulations

The administrative regulations are also available on the Legislative Research Commission’s website, at https://legislature.ky.gov/Law/kar/Pages/default.aspx

KAR #Summary
815 KAR 4:010This administrative regulation establishes the annual inspection requirements and fees for elevators, chairlifts, fixed guideway systems, and platform lifts within the Commonwealth. This amendment will change the existing administrative regulation by including the term "fixed guideway systems" to the list of items regulated for clarification and by increasing the annual inspection fees for issuance of a certificate of operation for elevators, chairlifts, fixed guideway systems, and platform lifts. This amendment will increase the annual inspection fee for elevators, chairlifts, fixed guideway systems, and platform lifts by $25.
KAR TitleFiling DateEmailProposed Administrative RegulationRegulatory Impact StatementAmended MIRPublic Comment Meeting Notice
Annual inspection of elevators, charlifts, fixed guideway systems, and platfom lifts.7/6/2021benjamin.siegel@ky.gov815 KAR 4:010
Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period
KAR #Summary
815 KAR 4:025This administrative regulation establishes the permit and inspection fees for passenger elevators, freight elevators, chairlifts, fixed guideway systems, and platform lifts. The amendment adds a definition for "fixed guideway systems," clarifies what is included/required in each fee schedule, restructures the administrative regulation into a format that is easy for the reader to follow, creates a new section requiring the pre-inspection checklist be submitted to the Department before the request for a final inspection, and adds a newly incorporated elevators pre-inspection checklist form.
KAR TitleFiling DateEmailProposed Administrative RegulationRegulatory Impact StatementAmended MIRPublic Comment Meeting Notice
Permit and inspection fees for new and altered elevators, chairlifts, fixed guideway systems, and platform lifts 7/6/2021benjamin.siegel@ky.gov815 KAR 4:025
Elevator Inspection Violation Reference List for New and Existing Elevator Devices and Scheduling Checklist
Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period
KAR #Summary
815 KAR 4:027This administrative regulation establishes the reporting requirements for personal injury or death involving elevators or fixed guideway systems. This amendment makes grammatical and technical changes to clarify that the personal injury referenced in this administrative regulation means personal injury for which medical care was received.
KAR TitleFiling DateEmailProposed Administrative RegulationRegulatory Impact StatementAmended MIRPublic Comment Meeting Notice
Reporting incidents involving personal injury or death7/6/2021benjamin.siegel@ky.gov815 KAR 4:027
Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period
KAR #Summary
815 KAR 7:080This administrative regulation establishes the qualifications, responsibilities, procedures, and fees for licensing fire protection sprinkler contractors and for certifying certificate of competency holders. This amendment updates definitions and references to the agency and agency head, makes grammatical and technical changes, and clarifies the requirements for certification and licensure. Further, the application and renewal forms have been updated to remove the social security field and add a birth month field.
KAR TitleFiling DateEmailProposed Administrative RegulationRegulatory Impact StatementAmended MIRPublic Comment Meeting Notice
Licensing of fire protection sprinkler contractors7/6/2021benjamin.siegel@ky.gov815 KAR 7:080
FPS-SC-2 and 2a
FPS-RC-2 and 2a
FPS-CC-2 and 2a
Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period
KAR #Summary
815 KAR 7:110This administrative regulation establishes the requirements for local governments to request and be granted expanded jurisdiction for building code plan review and inspection. This amendment allows a local government to request plan review, inspection, and enforcement responsibilities for educational buildings from the department and will allow the department to evaluate the local government's qualifications and capability to conduct plan review, inspection, and enforcement of the Kentucky Building Code as it pertains to educational buildings.
KAR TitleFiling DateEmailProposed Administrative RegulationRegulatory Impact StatementAmended MIRPublic Comment Meeting Notice
Criteria for local expanded jurisdiction7/6/2021benjamin.siegel@ky.gov815 KAR 7:110
Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period
KAR #Summary
815 KAR 10:060This administrative regulation establishes the Kentucky Standards of Safety to supplement the Kentucky Building Code, promulgated as 815 KAR 7:120, in matters of fire safety. This amendment adopts the 2018 NFPA 1 and 101, with some exceptions as outlined in the administrative regulation. This amendment also removes the requirement for local fire officials to report to the State Fire Marshal specific fire and hazardous materials incidents, instead allowing the local fire official to request investigative assistance from the State Fire Marshal. This amendment also clarifies the testing and reporting requirements of fire protection systems, and makes grammatical and technical edits to make the administrative regulation more user friendly. Free access to the 2018 editions of the NFPA 1 and NFPA 101 can be found at https://nfpa.org
KAR TitleFiling DateEmailProposed Administrative RegulationRegulatory Impact StatementAmended MIRPublic Comment Meeting Notice
Kentucky standards of safety7/6/2021benjamin.siegel@ky.gov815 KAR 10:060
Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period
KAR #Summary
815 KAR 10:070This administrative regulation establishes the registration forms, submission process, and fees for consumer fireworks retailers. This amendment makes grammatical and technical edits in order to clarify the administrative regulation and make it more user friendly.
KAR TitleFiling DateEmailProposed Administrative RegulationRegulatory Impact StatementAmended MIRPublic Comment Meeting Notice
Consumer fireworks retailer registration and fees7/6/2021benjamin.siegel@ky.gov815 KAR 10:070
Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period
KAR #Summary
815 KAR 20:050This administrative regulation establishes the requirements, fees, and charges for plumbing installation permits and inspections in Kentucky. This amendment will increase the fees for plumbing permits and inspections. This amendment will increase the base fee for residential and commercial plumbing permits from $45 to $50 and water heater-only permits from $45 to $50. It will increase the per opening fee for residential plumbing permits from $7 to $14, the per opening fee for commercial plumbing permits from $15 to $20, and the additional inspection fee threshold from $200 to $250.
KAR TitleFiling DateEmailProposed Administrative RegulationRegulatory Impact StatementAmended MIRPublic Comment Meeting Notice
Installation permits7/6/2021benjamin.siegel@ky.gov815 KAR 20:050
Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period
KAR #Summary
815 KAR 20:195This administrative regulation establishes the requirements and permitting fees for medical gas piping installation. This amendment will increase the fees for medical gas piping installation permits and makes minor grammatical changes. This amendment will increase the base fee for medical gas installation permits from $45 to $50 and increase the per opening fee for medical gas installation permits from $15 to $20.
KAR TitleFiling DateEmailProposed Administrative RegulationRegulatory Impact StatementAmended MIRPublic Comment Meeting Notice
Medical gas piping installations7/6/2021benjamin.siegel@ky.gov815 KAR 20:195
Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period
KAR #Summary
815 KAR 30:010This administrative regulation establishes the initial application and renewal requirements for LP gas license applicants and LP gas licensees. This amendment adds definitions to terms commonly utilized by the LP gas industry and the department with regards to licensure. This amendment also clarifies the application and renewal process for LP gas licensure, makes the administrative regulation more user friendly, and incorporates a new form for initial application and renewal.
KAR TitleFiling DateEmailProposed Administrative RegulationRegulatory Impact StatementAmended MIRPublic Comment Meeting Notice
LP gas license; financial responsibility required7/6/2021benjamin.siegel@ky.gov815 KAR 30:010
License Application to Engage in the Liquified Petroleum (LP) Gas Business
Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period
KAR #Summary
815 KAR 30:060This administrative regulation establishes the minimum requirements for determining technical competency and proficiency of a company who is responsible for the installation, repair, interior lining, installation of corrosion protection, removal or closure of a system by a qualifying individual and for determining financial capability through proof of insurance. This amendment updates definitions, makes grammatical and technical changes, and updates outdated language and references.
KAR TitleFiling DateEmailProposed Administrative RegulationRegulatory Impact StatementAmended MIRPublic Comment Meeting Notice
Certification of underground petroleum storage tank contractors7/6/2021benjamin.siegel@ky.gov815 KAR 30:060
Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period