Natural Gas

Public Water Supply (Brandenburg)

Public Water Supply (Meade County)

Raw Water


Waste Management (2016 Schedule)

Water Quality Report (2015)

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The City of Brandenburg is a 5th Class city, and is served by a Mayor and six Council Members. The Mayor serves a four-year term and the Council Members, elected at-large, serve two-year terms. Meade County is served by a County Judge/Executive and six Magistrates. The County Judge/Executive and Magistrates are elected to four-year terms.

The office, located on 737 High Street, also houses the Brandenburg City Police and the Public Works Department.

Brandenburg has an enforced zoning ordinance, and there is an Industrial Park located within city limits. Subdivision regulations are enforced within the city limits and three miles beyond corporate limits. Building and housing local codes are enforced; and state plumbing, boiler, electric, and building codes are enforced.
Planning and Zoning
The City of Brandenburg annually levies a $40 business license fee on business and professions operating within the city. A 5% insurance premium tax is levied on policies written within the corporate limits of the city and a $20 unloading fee is required annually.

Building and housing local codes are enforced; and state plumbing, boiler, electric, and building codes are enforced.
The mild climate of Kentucky makes Brandenburg ideal for retirement as well as for raising families. Rain, not snow, is the primary precipitation method, and the beautiful trees and vegetation on the hilly area surrounding Brandenburg show the beneficial effects of the weather. Meade County is primarily an agricultural county, and about 1/3 of Brandenburg is still zoned agricultural. Temperature
Relative Humidity


Principal highways directly serving the city of Brandenburg are Kentucky Routes 79 and 448, both "AAA" - related (80,000-pound gross load limit) trucking highways. The major highway serving Meade County is U.S. Highway 60. Access to U.S. 60 is 11 miles southeast of Brandenburg via Kentucky 448. Kentucky Route 1638, a "AA" - rated (62,000 pound gross load limit) trucking highway also serves Brandenburg and provides access to U.S. 31W, 17 miles southeast of the city.

Interstate 64, a major east-west corridor is located 19 miles north of Brandenburg via Indiana State Route 135. Access to Interstate 65 and two of Kentucky's multi-lane parkways, the Blue Grass Parkway and Western Kentucky Parkway, is 25 miles southeast of Brandenburg at the Kentucky 313 junction of Interstate 65.

Truck Service

Sixteen common carrier trucking companies provide interstate and/or intrastate service to Brandenburg.


CSX Transportation provides main line rail service to Brandenburg, as well as the nearest intermodal facilities at Louisville, 46 miles northeast of Brandenburg.

For details on routing, schedules, rates, and services contact:
Manager, Industrial Development
CSX Transportation
9420 Bunsen Parkway
Suite 212
Louisville, KY 40220


The nearest commercial airport is located at Louisville; two small craft airfields are located in nearby Breckinridge and Hardin Counties.

Nearest Small Craft Airport

Nearest Scheduled Commercial Airline Service

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