KENTUCKY City of Lexington, Vacant & Abandoned Property

Vacant Real Estate

The Vacant Property Review Commission identifies properties are eligible to be classified as abandoned urban property once per year.

To be eligible for this list, properties must have a building that has been vacant for at least one year, and meet one of the following criteria.

  • Building cannot be used as intended (condemned, boarded up, open, no utilities, etc.)
  • Property has accumulated trash and debris.
  • Property has become infested with animals or other pests

Property owners have a right to appeal this determination after they have received an official notice from the Vacant Property Review Commission.