The Engineering Department provides engineering guidance, review and oversight to development within Hardin County. All Hardin County GIS services are the responsibility of the Hardin County Engineering Department, which provides GIS guidance, training and technical support for all Hardin County departments.
The department also maintains data on current road projects, future commercial and residential developments, storm water drainage and runoff, FEMA floodplain mapping, contour elevation data for the entire county, and LiDAR point cloud for the entire county.
150 North Provident Way, Suite 223
P.O. Box 568
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Charlie Allen, PE
Engineering Technician, (vacant)
What services does the Engineering Department provide?
- Services provided by the Engineering Department include:
- Reviewing subdivision/development plans for compliance with county regulations and engineering practices for roadway and storm water design.
- Ensuring compliance with storm water regulation and control as directed in the KYG20 – Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, from a Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Into Waters of the Commonwealth – generally referred to as the MS4 Permit.
- Ensuring compliance with erosion prevention and sediment control for development within the county as directed by the KYR10 – Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (KPDES) General Permit for Storm water Discharges Associated with Construction Activities.
- Providing review of roadway safety standards and access management requirements.
- Reviewing and developing standards for design of roadways and storm drainage.
- Review and enforcement of FEMA-based regulations for floodplain control and management.
- Providing timely and appropriate responses to request for service and information.
Where can I find more information?
- Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Ordinance No. 239, Series 2005
- Post-Construction Runoff Control Ordinance No. 304, Series 2016
- Post-Construction Runoff Control Maintenance Ordinance No. 320, Series 2019
- Illicit Discharge Ordinance No. 272, Series 2010
- Hardin County Stormwater Manual
- Stormwater Quality Management Plan (SWQMP)
- Federal Emergency Management Agency
- Kentucky Division of Water
- Hardin County Best Management Practices Handbook
- Ky EPSC Field Guide
- Ky Best Management Practices (BMP) for Controlling Erosion, Sediment, and Pollution Runoff from Construction Sites
- Flood Damage and Prevention Ordinance
What is GIS?
- GIS (geographic information system) allows us to view, understand, question, interpret and visualize data in many ways to reveal relationships, patterns and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports and charts.
What GIS services are provided by the Engineering Department?
- Technical support and training for all GIS and GPS related issues within county departments.
- Development of web-based mapping applications for use by the residents of Hardin County.
- Analysis of geographic data to better support the residents of Hardin County.
- Maintenance of Hardin County’s GIS server and production data.
How can I obtain hard copy paper maps?
- Any request for spatial data or hard copy paper maps may be made by contacting the Hardin County Engineer, Charlie Allen, PE or GIS Coordinator, Nick Douthitt.
- Current Hardin County GIS Data Fee Schedule.
The following map applications have been created for use by the public: