The Campbell County Economic Development Office (EDO) oversees a comprehensive list of incentives to assist you in starting, growing, or relocating your business in Campbell County. We will work with our economic development partners to provide a custom and comprehensive incentive package for you and your business.

Commonwealth of Kentucky

The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (CED) is the main point of contact for all State level incentives. CED offers incentives for new and expanding industry, small businesses, workforce training and more. Please click this link for an overview of Kentucky Business Incentives. Please click this link for more detail on each individual incentive program.

Campbell County and Cities

The Campbell County Economic Development Office is the main point of contact for all County level incentives. The County offers incentives for new and expanding business, commercial property enhancement, Industrial Revenue Bonds (IRB), Tax Incremental Financing (TIF), and Property Assessment for Clean Energy (PACE). We will work directly with our partners in the incorporated Cities to provide a comprehensive incentive package for new and expanding business. Please click this link for a chart of Partnering Cities that the County provides Economic Development services.

Campbell County

Jobs Development Program (JDP)
If a company engages in an eligible activity, it must site/create a minimum new fiscal year payroll of $250,000 subject to the county’s 1.05% employee withholding fee (note annual wage cap: $38,667/employee). Please click this link for an overview of the JDP Incentive.

Property Assessment/ Reassessment Program (PARM)
This program only applies to commercial facilities, defined as a structure where the primary purpose and use of which is the operation of a commercial business enterprise and which is 25 years old or older. Please click this link for the PARM Application.

Tax Incremental Financing (TIF)
The County supports a variety of TIF’s throughout the County located in: Newport, Bellevue, Dayton, and Highland Heights. Please contact the EDO to learn more about the various TIF’s.

Property Assessment for Clean Energy (PACE)
The County serves as an Energy Property Assessment District (EPAD) to allow for the use of PACE Financing through Energize Kentucky. Please click this link to learn more about PACE.

City of Bellevue

The City of Bellevue, Kentucky, is glad to be able to offer several incentives to businesses and other property owners to help keep our community vibrant and growing. Some of these opportunities include: URCDA Economic Incentive, Off-Street Parking Assistance, and Historic Preservation Grant. To learn more about these and others please click this link.

City of Dayton

The City of Dayton, Kentucky, is committed to the promotion of high quality development in the City and to an ongoing improvement in the quality of life for its citizens. Some of these efforts include: Property Assessment Moratorium, Jobs Development Incentive Program, Historic Investment Tax Credit, and Paint Partnership Program. To learn more about these and others please click this link.

City of Fort Thomas

The City of Fort Thomas, Kentucky, is excited to offer even more reasons why it’s good business to locate your business in Fort Thomas. Some of these incentives include: Property Assessment Moratorium, Building Façade Low-interest Loan Program, and a Paint Program. To learn more about these please click this link.

City of Newport

The City of Newport, Kentucky, is happy to offer several programs to help support job growth, investment, and property improvement within the City. Some of these programs include: Job Development Incentive Program, Property Assessment Moratorium, Historic Investment Tax Credit, TIF District, and Façade Grants. To learn more about these please click this link.

City of Wilder

The City of Wilder, Kentucky, is dedicated to the growth of business and the overall quality of life for its citizens. The City will consider economic development incentives to qualifying businesses on a case-by-case basis. To learn more about these please contact the City Administrator by clicking this link.

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Police Recruit Testing

Tue, 03 Sep 2019

The Campbell County Police Department will conduct recruit police officer written testing on October 5, 2019 @ 10:00. Testing will be conducted at the Campbell County High School. ...

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AJ Jolly boat ramp closures

Wed, 28 Aug 2019

AJ Jolly boat ramp and Kayak dock will be closed on the following dates and times. September 7, 12:00 am – 6:00 pm. Kentucky Dragon Boat Races September 28, 12:00 am...

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Citizens' Academy Accepting Applications

Wed, 24 Jul 2019

Today, Campbell County Fiscal Court announced that it will again offer a fall citizens’ academy program designed to improve civic education and increase citizen engagement in the workings of the...

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April 9th Planning & Zoning Meeting …

Fri, 05 Apr 2019

The Campbell County and Municipal Planning and Zoning Commission meeting previously schedule for Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the Alexandria Courthouse has been cancelled. Case 210-19-ZMA-01 related to...

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Step Up to the plate

Thu, 28 Mar 2019

Step Up to the Plate The Campbell County YMCA is starting a Spring Youth Baseball Leagu. For more information please check out the flyer.

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A. J. Jolly 2019 Camping season begins

Thu, 28 Mar 2019

A. J. Jolly Park Camping Season Opens Join us as we open camping for the 2019 season Open our flyer for more information.

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Weather Spotter Training

Fri, 15 Feb 2019

Interested in Weather Spotter Training? Click here for information on an upcoming training announcement.

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Rolling Hills to River Cities…A New Look…

Fri, 25 Jan 2019

At the January 23rd Fiscal Court meeting Campbell County launched a new County logo. Working with the creative team at The Think Shop in Newport, the logo was developed to...

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Campbell County Citizens' Academy Fall 2…

Thu, 19 Jul 2018

Program Similar to a citizens’ police academy, the Campbell County Citizens’Academy is an eightweek educational program where 25-30 citizens meet one night per week to learn more about the structure, functions, and work...

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July 4th Fiscal Court Meeting Canceled

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

Please be advised that the Campbell County Fiscal Court meeting scheduled for Wednesday July 4th 2018 has been canceled due to the holiday. Those of us here at the Fiscal Court...

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Outdoor Warning Siren Test

Fri, 25 May 2018

We will be doing a test of our outdoor warning sirens on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 2:00 PM. This will be a full test of the outdoor warning sirens...

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Volunteers in Police Service

Fri, 18 May 2018

Volunteers in Police Service

The Campbell County Police Department is currently seeking applicants for Volunteers in Police Service. Volunteers in Police Service (V.I.P.S.) have been a valuable asset to the department and help with...

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Covert Run Pike Closure - Bridge Replace…

Thu, 10 May 2018

The bridge on Covert Run Pike just east of Rossford Avenue will be replaced. During this project the road will be closed at the bridge location. The start date will...

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AJ Jolly Campground Reservations - Now O…

Wed, 28 Feb 2018

AJ Jolly Campground Reservations - Now Open We have reached that time again to start thinking about enjoying the weather and all outdoor activities. In Campbell County we have our very...

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Reporting Flood Damage

Tue, 27 Feb 2018

Those homeowners who have been affected by the recent flood are encouraged to report their damage to the Campbell County Office of Emergency Management. Below is a quick form to...

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Campbell County Fiscal Court
Executive Offices

1098 Monmouth Street
P.O. Box 72340
Newport, KY 41072-0340

(859) 292-3838