FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Do I have to have a building permit to build a house?

A: No. You do not need a permit for a single family dwelling.


Q: Who do I need to contact regarding a change of address?

A: Nancy Cardwell, 1290 Veterans Way PO Box 485 Morgantown, KY 42261


Q: Where can I pay my property tax bill?

A: Butler County Sheriff’s Office

110 North Main Street (1st floor of courthouse)
Morgantown, KY 42261

(270) 526-3637


Q: Where can I pay my vehicle taxes and register my car?

A: Butler County Clerk’s Office

110 North Main Street (1st floor of courthouse)
Morgantown, KY 42261

(270) 526-5676


Q: Where would I find the value of a property or go to in order to dispute the valuation of my property?

A: Butler County Property Valuation Administration

110 North Main Street (1st Floor of courthouse)
Morgantown, KY 42261

(270) 526-3455


Q: Who Should I contact for animal control?

A: Should you need to report a stray or aggressive animal please contact the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. However we do have a local shelter should you need to surrender or adopt.

Butler County Animal Shelter (Operates on limited hours)
Boat Factory Road
Morgantown, KY 42261

(270) 526-2694


Q: Who do I contact about damaged roads?

A: The Butler County Road Department handles the maintenance of our roadways. To report damage to a county roadway contact your Magistrate or the Road Supervisor Tim West.

(270) 526-4123