City of Fulton Completes Fourth Phase of Sidewalk Trip Hazard Removals

City of Fulton has Completed its fourth phase of sidewalk trip hazard removals.  See the below link to review the summaries.

Madding Celebrates 25 Years of Service

Public Works Employee Scott Madding recently celebrated his 25th year of continuous service with the City of Fulton since 1994. Madding had worked part time for about two years prior to the full time date. Madding was presented a wrist watch engraved with his name and years of service by City Manger Mike Gunn. There was also a cake and ice cream to celebrate the milestone. “These kinds of milestone are something we should celebrate, we want to recognize Scott for his years of service to the City. This is something that you do not see as often anymore, someone to dedicate that many years to one place of employment.” Gunn said. During the presentation Gunn also stated that the 30 current City employees have 376 years of service. “That is also something we are proud of ” Gunn said.

Christmas Downtown Fulton

If you haven’t been to visit this holiday season, mark it down to do so. Come and visit Fulton and South Fulton at night. The lights and trees are up in both Unity Park and Pontotoc Park as well as along Lake Street. The holiday cards are all up and their are lots of photo opportunities.

Fulton City Hall and Departmental Offices Closures During Holidays

Please plan accordingly as the Fulton City Hall and Departmental Offices will be closed December 23, 24 & 25 for Christmas Holidays.  We will reopen on Thursday December 26th. Fulton City Hall and Departmental Offices will be closed January 1, 2020. Of course our Police, Fire, EMS and Public Works all remain on call.  Remember them on this Holiday as many of them miss spending time with their families in service to keep the community running and protected.  

Reminder City Occupational License Due

This is a reminder that City of Fulton Occupational License are due before January 1, 2020 for the next year.  You can obtain one at City Hall. Operating without one could lead to a civil penalty of $50 a day.  The license application may be obtained by clicking here City of Fulton Occupational License Application.

City of Fulton Ordinance 44-62  OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIRED.    Every person and business entity engaged in any business in the city shall be required to apply for and obtain an occupational license from the city before the commencement of business or in the event of a change of business status. Licensees are required to notify the city of any changes in address, the cessation of business, or any other changes which render the information supplied to the city in the license application inaccurate. (Ord. 2012-03, passed 3-12-2012)


§ 44-63  OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE ADMINISTRATIVE FEE REQUIRED.    (A)   Except as provided in division (B) below, every person or business entity engaged in any business for profit and any person or business entity that is required to make a filing with the Internal Revenue Service or the Kentucky Revenue Cabinet shall be required to pay to the city a $75 administrative fee for the costs associated with the application processing, license issuance, and record retention, which shall be due no later than January 1 of each year. If temporarily engaged in business in the city or if starting a new business, this administrative license fee shall be paid prior to starting any business activity.    (B)   The occupational license administrative fee imposed in this section shall not apply to the following persons or business entities:       (1)   Any bank, trust company, combined bank and trust company, or trust, banking and title insurance company organized and doing business in this state, any savings and loan association whether state or federally chartered;       (2)   Any compensation received by members of the Kentucky National Guard for active duty training, unit training assemblies and annual field training;       (3)   Any compensation received by precinct workers for election training or work at election booths in state, county or local primary, regular, or special elections;       (4)   Public service corporations that pay an ad valorem tax property valued and assessed by the Kentucky Department of Revenue pursuant to the provisions of KRS 136.120. Licensees whose businesses are predominantly non-public service who are also engaged in public service activity are required to pay a license fee on their net profit derived from the non-public service activities apportioned to the city; and       (5)   Life insurance companies incorporated under the laws of and doing business in the commonwealth. (Ord. 2012-03, passed 3-12-2012; Ord. 2014-01, passed 2-24-2014; Ord. 2014-07, passed 6-23-2014)


§ 44-64  USE OF OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE ADMINISTRATIVE FEE.    All money derived from the occupational license administrative fee under the provisions of this chapter shall be paid to the city as an administrative fee for purposes of expenses associated with application processing, license issuance and record retention. (Ord. 2012-03, passed 3-12-2012)

Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

As you have probably noticed, Christmas and New Year’s Day are on Wednesday this year.  WCA will not collect garbage on those two days so the schedules are as follows….

Our residential routes will be ran as follows…….

Tuesdays residential route will remain the same and run on Tuesday.

Thursdays residential route will run on Friday.   

Our commercial routes will be ran as follows…

Monday’s route will be ran on Sunday.

Tuesday’s route will be ran on Monday.

Wednesday’s route will be ran on Tuesday.

Thursday and Friday’s route will be ran on the correct day.

The same schedule will happen for the following week for New Year’s Day.

Public Service Announcement Regarding Premises ID Numbers

November 15, 2019

TO: City of Fulton Residents/Businesses

From: City of Fulton Code Enforcement

RE: Premise Identification

Recently the Fulton Fire Department had to respond to a fire alarm call.  The business did not have its structure properly marked with identifying numbers or letters.  This led to a delayed response time to the structure.  Fortunately, it was a false alarm and there was no threat to property or life, but precious time was spent looking for the structure.  This could have been avoided, if the structure was properly marked.

Per the International Property Maintenance Code, which Fulton enforces, all structures must have clear premise identification.  Section 304.3 “Premises Identification” states: “Buildings shall have approved address numbers placed in a position to be plainly legible and visible from the street or road fronting the property. These numbers shall contrast with their background. Address numbers shall be Arabic numerals or alphabet letters. Numbers shall be a minimum of three (3) inches in height with a minimum stroke width of one-half (1/2) inch.”

To better assist your residence/business with a quicker response time by emergency services, the Code Enforcement Office, is requesting that your residence/business install approved premise identification at your location. Identification should be installed on or over the main entrance door, or within close proximity of the entrance. A copy of the ordinance has been included for your convenience.

This office would like to thank you in advance for your cooperation in this matter.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the office.

Thanksgiving Week Trash Pick Up Schedule

City of Fulton trash pickup for Thanksgiving week is as follows: For commercial routes, Monday’s route was run Sunday; Tuesday’s route was run on Monday; Wednesday’s route will run Tuesday; Thursday’s route will be run on Wednesday and Friday’s route will run on Friday.

As to residential routes, Tuesday’s route will be run as usual and Thursday’s route will run on Friday.

For more information, contact Fulton City Hall at 270-472-1320.

City Fall Leaf Pick Up to Begin

Beginning Monday, November 18th, leaves will be removed by vacuum machine during the fall months. The leaf machine will cover the city from east to west and then start over. Leaves, pine needles, and yard rakings must be placed on the edge of the yard by the street (not in the street) so the vacuum machine can pick them up. If you have any questions about the schedule, or questions concerning this service, call (270)472-2434.

Thanks for your support,

Fulton Public Works Department