Davidson County Creating Centralized Permitting Office

The Lexington Dispatch is reporting that the Davidson County Commissioners have approved funds to create a centralized permitting office. From the article:

The Davidson County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved on Tuesday a new central permitting office, which will be a one-stop shop for the permitting needs for contractors, builders and other county residents.

County staff says it will take three to four months to renovate the former Davidson County Board of Elections office at 912 Greensboro St. in Lexington, for the new use of a central permitting office.

The office would create one location for citizens seeking service from the environmental health, planning and zoning, the building inspection and fire marshal departments. Citizens currently have to go to three separate offices to obtain the appropriate permits.