Muhlenberg County Health Department Public Facilities
The state hotel and motel inspection program ensures that applicable lodging facilities are clean and free of health and safety risks. Inspections are conducted by local health department environmentalists at least once each year with follow up inspections and complaint investigations as necessary.
Hotel and Motel Code
KRS 219.021 - Permits for hotels -- Fee -- Exemptions
KRS 219.041 - Regulations -- State hotel code
KRS 219.051 - Enforcement of fire and safety regulations
Boarding Homes Program
The Boarding Home Law (KRS 216B.300 thru 216B.320 and 216B.990) and the Boarding Home Regulation (902 KAR 20:350), requires registration of any home, facility, institution, lodging, or other establishment, however named, which accommodates three or more adults not related by blood or marriage to the owner, operator, or manager, and which offers or holds itself out to offer room and board on a twenty-four (24) hour basis for hire or compensation.
The Food Safety Branch provides regulatory oversight for Boarding Homes. The annual registration fee for a Boarding Home is $100. Individuals wishing to make application to operate a Boarding Home may contact the Food Safety Branch at 502-564-7181.