Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the contact information for our State Representatives?

Senator Chris McDaniel
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 15231
Latonia, Kentucky 41015

Frankfort Address:
702 Capitol Avenue
Annex Room 204
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone Number:
Annex: 502-564-8100 Ext. 615

To Email Message: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/Messages/S023.aspx

Senator Damon Thayer
Mailing Address:
105 Spyglass Drive
Georgetown, Kentucky 40324

Frankfort Address:
702 Capital Avenue
Annex Room 242
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone Numbers:
Annex: 502-564-2450
Capitol: 502-564-2450

To Email Message: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/Messages/S017.aspx

Representative Kimberly Poore Moser
Mailing Address:
PO Box 143
Independence, Kentucky 41051

Frankfort Address:
702 Capitol Avenue
Annex Room 351C
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone Numbers:
Annex: 502-564-8100 Ext. 694

Email: Kimberly.Moser@lrc.ky.gov

Representative Arnold Simpson
Mailing Address:
112 West 11th Street
Covington, Kentucky 41011

Frankfort Address
702 Capitol Avenue
Annex Room 357B
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone Numbers:
Annex: 502-564-8100 Ext. 695
Work: 859-261-6577
Home: 859-581-6521
Home Fax: 859-261-6582

Email: Arnold.Simpson@lrc.ky.gov

 

Who provides trash and recycling for the City of Taylor Mill?

Taylor Mill contracts with Rumpke of Northern Kentucky, Inc. for all trash and recycling within city limits. Residents are provided with one free 95-gallon or 65-gallon trash cart and one free 65-gallon recycling cart. Additional carts are available for a monthly fee. The fee for regular weekly trash and recycling pickup is included in property taxes. Large item pickups cost $10 (non-refundable) per pickup, allowable once per week.

For more information and to find out when trash/recycling is picked up on your street, please contact Rumpke at 877-786-7537 or visit www.rumpke.com.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW TAYLOR MILL'S TRASH/RECYCLE SERVICE DAYS.

What is the holiday schedule for trash and recycling?

Rumpke picks up trash/recycling on all holidays except for Christmas Day and New Years Day. On those two holidays, trash/recycling is picked up on the following day.

For more information, please contact Rumpke at 877-786-7537 or visit www.rumpke.com.

What items will Rumpke pick up for recycling?

Rumpke accepts the following items for recycling:

  • Plastic bottles and jugs* - plastic lids are OK if left on bottle/jug
  • Glass bottles and jars* - no metal lids
  • Aluminum cans* (e.g., food and beverage cans)
  • Steel cans and lids* (e.g., soup, food and aerosol cans – remove plastic spray mechanism)
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes and clean pizza boxes free of food or grease)
  • Cardboard
  • Office paper and envelopes
  • Newspapers, magazines and inserts
  • Telephone books and catalogs
  • Cartons (e.g., juice boxes, milk and orange juice cartons) – no plastic lids
  • Aerosol cans - remove any plastic

*Please rinse containers and make sure they are empty.

For the most current information on acceptable items, please contact Rumpke at 877-786-7537 or visit www.rumpke.com.

How do I reserve Park Place Community Center?

Rental reservations are made on a “first-come, first-serve” basis by coming to the Taylor Mill Administration office during normal business hours, signing a contract and providing the rental fee and deposit by either check or cash. All facilities can be reserved no more than one year in advance.

For more information, please call the Taylor Mill Administration Department at (859) 581-3234 or visit our Parks Department page.

How do I reserve shelter rentals at Pride Park?

Rental reservations are made on a “first-come, first-serve” basis by coming to the Taylor Mill Administration office during normal business hours, signing a contract and providing the rental fee and deposit by either check or cash. All facilities can be reserved no more than one year in advance.

For more information, please call the Taylor Mill Administration Department at (859) 581-3234 or visit our Parks Department page.

When and where are the Commission meetings held?

The Taylor Mill Commission meets the second Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers at the City Building, 5225 Taylor Mill Road, Taylor Mill, KY 41015.

The public is invited to attend all Commission meetings.

For more information, please call the Taylor Mill Administration Department at (859) 581-3234.

What is the procedure for attending a Commission meeting and speaking about a problem, suggestion or complaint?

All requests to be on the meeting agenda must be made by noon on the Thursday prior to the Commission meeting. Please call the Taylor Mill Administrative Department for scheduling. All guests that are not on the agenda but wish to speak will be given 3 minutes.

For more information, please call the Taylor Mill Administration Department at (859) 581-3234.

Who is on our Commission?

The Taylor Mill City Commission consists of our mayor and 4 commissioners. The mayor is elected every 4 years and the commissioners are elected every 2 years.

For more information, please call the Taylor Mill Administration Department at (859) 581-3234 or visit our Mayor and Commissioners page.

How do I apply for a building/zoning or home occupation permit?

All required building, zoning, electrical and home occupation permits in Taylor Mill are handled by Planning Development Services of Kenton County (PDS).  PDS is a “One Stop Shop” agency staffed by professional planners and building officials that provides comprehensive building and zoning services under one roof.

PDS is located at 2332 Royal Drive in Fort Mitchell, KY. For more information or to obtain a permit, please contact the office during normal business hours at (859) 331-8980 or visit their website.

How do I apply for a plumbing permit?

Plumbing permits are handled through the Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department located at 610 Medical Village Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017.

For more information, please contact the health department at (859) 341-4264 or www.nkyhealth.org.

How do I apply for a Taylor Mill Occupational License?

An occupational license is needed to operate a business in Taylor Mill. Occupational licenses are available through Kenton County’s Occupational License department. An annual business license and quarterly filing (payment of percentage of employee withholding) is required.

The office is located at Kenton County Building, 303 Court Street, Covington, KY 41011. For more information, please contact the office at (859) 392-1440 or visit www.kentoncounty.org.

Where do I get an outside burning permit?

Starting in 2015, if you would like to burn brush or have a campfire, you will no longer need to come up to the firehouse to get a permit. Instead, just call the City of Taylor Mill Fire Department at 859-581-6565 where your information will put entered in the Fire Department's log book. 

Guidelines still apply:
Open Burn
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Permit will be for 7 days
-From the hours of 9am-5pm
-Must be 50 feet from a structure, or 25 feet in an approved burn container
-Winds must be below 10 mph
* NO burning during a state issued BURN BAN!

Campfire
-Campfires may be from 6pm - Midnight
-Permits are issued for 1 Night
-Fires can be no larger than 3 Feet in diameter
-Winds must below 10 mph
-Fire must be 50 feet from a structure, 25 feet if in an approved burn container

PLEASE NOTE: Burning of materials outside your home or business is only allowable between October 1 and April 1 with a burn permit. No burning is allowed from May 1 through September 30, as a state-wide ban is in effect during that time period.

For more information, please call the Taylor Mill Fire/EMS Department at (859) 581-6565.

What do I need to have a garage/yard sale?

The City of Taylor Mill requires a permit prior to holding a garage or yard sale. The permit allows 4 one-day sales or 2 two-day sales each year. The cost for the permit is $2.00 and can be purchased at the Taylor Mill Administration Department, located at 5225 Taylor Mill Road, Taylor Mill, KY 41015.

For more information, please call the Taylor Mill Administration Department at (859) 581-3234.

What are the office hours for the City Departments?

Staff is available to assist you in the following departments:

  • Taylor Mill Administration, Maintenance and Parks: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., (859) 581-3234
  • Taylor Mill Fire/EMS: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., (859) 581-6565 
  • Taylor Mill Police Department: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., (859) 581-1192

How can I get a copy of an Ordinance or request public documents?

To obtain public records, you need to file an “open records request” with the Taylor Mill City Administrator that details the documents being requested. To make a request, you can:

  • Download the open records request form from the Forms/Ordinances page, complete it, and email it back as a PDF file to Jill Bailey, at jcbailey@taylormillky.gov, fax it to the office at (859) 581-0015 or mail it to Jill Bailey, Chief Administrative Officer, Taylor Mill Administration Department, 5225 Taylor Mill Road, Taylor Mill, KY 41017
  • Stop by the office to fill out the form Once the request has been returned to the Administration Department, your request will be processed within three business days.
  • For more information, please call the Taylor Mill Administration Department at (859) 581-3234.

Does the City have a payroll tax?

The payroll tax for the City of Taylor Mill is 2% for individuals who work within the city limits of Taylor Mill, regardless of where you live.

For more information, please contact the Kenton County Occupational License office at (859) 392-1440 or visit www.kentoncounty.org.

When are my city property taxes due?

The City of Taylor Mill typically mails annual tax bills to each homeowner in mid-October of each year. Tax payments are due by December 31st of each year. Tax bills cover a 12-month fiscal year from July 1st through June 30th, as opposed to a calendar year. Therefore, the tax bill covers July 1st of the current year through June 30th of the following year. Bills paid after the due date incur a 15% penalty and 15% per annum interest. There is no discount for remitting payment prior to the due date.

For more information, please call the Taylor Mill Administration Department at (859) 581-3234.

How to I report a pothole?

To report a pothole, please call the Taylor Mill Administration Department at (859) 581-3234.

How do I get more involved in the community?

The City of Taylor Mill wants you to get involved! We welcome and encourage all volunteers to help improve our community and build civic pride.

Volunteer opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Recreation Committee
  • Volunteer firefighters
  • Neighborhood and Business Block Watch Program
  • Neighborhood Emergency Assistance Team (NEAT)
  • Miscellaneous board appointments

For more information, please call the Taylor Mill Administration Department at (859) 581-3234.

Do you need more volunteer firefighters?

Yes, we always need volunteer firefighters. We will provide the training. For more information, please call the Taylor Mill Fire/EMS Department at (859) 581-1192.

Where are Northern Kentucky's Drug Drop-Off Locations?

-Erlanger Police Department: 859-727-7599
-Kenton County Police: 859-392-1940
-Villa Hills Police: 859-341-3535
-Park Hills Police: 859-431-6172
-Ft. Wright Police: 859-331-2191
-Edgewood Police: 859-331-5911
-Campbell County Police: 859-547-3100
-Florence Government Center: 859-371-5491
-Boone County Sheriff's Office: 859-334-2175

Does Northern KY Water District Have Lead in its water?

Please click here for answers to frequently asked questions regarding lead in drinking water.