Kentucky Revised Statutes
Includes enactments through the 2022 Special Session
The KRS database was last updated on 03/27/2023
.010 Definitions for chapter.
.020 Present organizational structure of city to remain until changed under this chapter -- Status of ordinances not in conflict with chapter.
.022 Powers and duties of city's established population criteria not lost because of subsequent census population change or court judgment.
.024 Registry of cities classified as cities of the second class as of August 1, 2014.
.030 Composition and size of city legislative bodies for mayor-council, commission, and city manager plans.
.040 Election of mayors and legislative bodies -- Qualifications -- Vacancies -- Removal of elected officers.
.043 Laws governing election of city officers and dates for primary and regular elections.
.045 Laws governing partisan and nonpartisan elections.
.047 KRS 83A.045 provisions apply when city boundaries extend beyond single county -- Exception -- Certification of vote totals.
.050 General election laws to govern election of city officers unless changed by ordinance.
.060 Enactment of ordinances.
.065 Enforcement of city ordinances.
.070 Compensation of elected officers, appointed officials, and employees.
.075 Equating of compensation rate of mayors and members of city legislative bodies with purchasing power of dollar -- Limitation.
.080 Nonelective city offices and officers -- Appointment -- Removal -- Statement of reason for removal -- Prohibition against creating or altering elected office.
.085 Office of city clerk required, except in city of first class -- Duties -- Combination with other nonelected city office -- Information on city and officials to Department for Local Government.
.087 Citation officers -- Powers -- Restrictions.
.088 Safety officers -- Powers -- Restrictions.
.090 City administrative officer.
.100 Division of city into wards or hybrid wards -- Equality of population -- Creation, alteration, or abolition of wards -- Nomination and election of legislative body members.
.110 Repealed, 2014.
.120 Procedure for referendum on public question.
.130 Mayor-council plan -- Powers and duties of mayor and council.
.140 Commission plan -- Duties of mayor and commission.
.150 City manager plan -- Powers and duties of mayor, board of commissioners, and city manager -- Conduct of board meetings.
.160 Change in form of government permitted by popular vote only.
.165 Election to fill unexpired term of city office.
.170 Nonpartisan primaries.
.175 Filling vacancy in city office or in candidacy for city office.
.180 Administration of oath.