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Any individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity doing business within the city limits, is required to open and maintain a City business license. The business license fees may vary based on the type of business.
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The City of Frankfort does accept credit and debit cards to pay any taxes or fees assessed by the city. There is a nominal fee of 2.95% to use a credit or debit card.
The City does not have a formal bid list. Vendors / suppliers desiring to do business with the City may provide information about services/products for informational purchases to the Purchasing Department and may receive a request for bid on future procurement transactions.
Visit our Licensing Fees page for more information about rates.
The fee for a liquor license is based on the type of liquor license. For the exact fee, please contact David Jones, ABC Administrator at 502-352-2079. However, before getting a City Liquor License, you must contact the Kentucky Office of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Board.
Their contact information is:
Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control1003 Twilight TrailFrankfort, KY 40601Phone: 502-564-4850Fax: 502-564-1442
The initial fee due with the application is $60.
Payments should be sent to:
City of Frankfort, Tax Collector315 W Second StreetP.O. Box 697Frankfort, KY 40602
Checks should be made out to the City of Frankfort, Tax Collector.