Online Services

Any at time of the day, there are a number of things you can accomplish through this website. Take a look at your options.  They may save you time and achieve your goals more efficiently.


boards and commissionsBoards and Commissions

Learn more about the various City boards and commissions and find out how to apply if you are interested in serving. 

request for bidsBids and Request for Proposals

View the latest request for bids or proposals posted by the City.   

business licenseBusiness License

Apply for a business license or renew your existing license through the Finance Department.

calendarCalendar of Events

View the calendar for upcoming meetings, city-sponsored events, and community events and festivals that may affect access to a local park or roadway.

academyCitizens’ Academy

Register for the Paducah Citizens’ Academy.  This is a free academy to learn about the structure of Paducah’s government, projects, and department-by-department operations.

academyCitizens’ Police Academy

Register for the Citizens’ Police Academy through the Paducah Police Department.  This is an in-depth free academy to learn police operations and the work to keep our community safe.

commission meetingCommission Meeting Information

Meet the Paducah Board of Commissioners, view meeting videos, and access agendas, minutes, information packets, and meeting summaries.

contact usContact Us

View contact information or complete a quick and easy form if you have a question or need assistance.

constructionConstruction Permits

Learn which type of projects require city permits.

crime stoppersCrime Stoppers

Submit an anonymous tip to West Kentucky Crime Stoppers.

boatingDock and Boating

Make reservations for space on the 340-foot Boat Dock strategically located within walking distance of Paducah’s historic downtown.  Dock offers power, water, and fuel (some services are seasonal).

downtown programsDowntown Development Programs

View the toolbox of programs that will help you expand, beautify, and grow your business downtown.

elected officialsElected Officials

Meet the Paducah Board of Commissioners and contact them.


Sign up to receive news releases and other updates from the City of Paducah.

facility reservationFacility Reservations

Get the details on how to reserve the Robert Cherry Civic Center, park shelters, and more.

grant programGrant-in-Aid Program

Learn more about the grant process and funding that the City provides to non-profit organizations.

schedule an inspectionInspections

Schedule an inspection for your building or construction project.

job opportunitiesJob Opportunities

Visit the Human Resources Department to view employment opportunities.

kick-start meetingKick-Start Meetings

Schedule a kick-start meeting to gather key staff members to help you review your potential project for its success.

live streamingLive Streaming

Enjoy the convenience meeting live streams including the Paducah Board of Commissioners and Planning Commission.


View various maps created through the MAP-GIS system.

Nnews releasesews Releases

Read the latest news from the City government.

cemeteryOak Grove Cemetery

View burial records and learn more about this city-owned cemetery on Park Avenue.

open recordsOpen Records Request

Submit an open records request through the City Clerk’s office.

police reportsPolice Department Records and Reports

Find out how to get traffic collision reports and criminal reports.

special event permitsSpecial Event Permits

Apply for a permit to hold a special event on a public area including a festival, parade, fishing tournament, or 5K run/walk event.


Sign up for the City’s curbside recycling program.

parks activitiesRegistration for Parks Department Activities

Register for the various camps, youth sports, adult sport leagues, classes, and special events organized by the Parks & Recreation Department.

scope my projectScope My Project

Scope your commercial project through the Scope My Project software tool to view zoning, project considerations, and fee estimates.

social mediaSocial Media Accounts

Stay informed by following the City’s various social media accounts.

vaccineVaccine – COVID-19

Find out the latest information about COVID-19 vaccine availability.

wifiWifi Hotspots

Find out where to enjoy free wireless hotspots for internet connection.