Welcome to the city of Villa Hills. The 2000 Census shows Villa Hills has a population of 7,939. Villa Hills is a fourth class city under Kentucky law and is governed by a mayor and council.
Clerk’s Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone: (859) 341-1515 Fax: (859) 341-0012
The City Council meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise published. Meetings will be held at the Dennis M. Stein Municipal Building, 720 Rogers Rd, Villa Hills, KY 41017.
The Garden Club:
The Villa Hills Garden Club president is Martha Lange. The members work on the islands, the city sign, and sponsor the annual garden award contest. We are members of the Northern Kentucky Garden Club Association, and enjoy participating in fun social activities, along with our gardening work. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Martha Lange at 859-331-5517.
Trash & Recyclables Collection:
The City provides wast collection once a week by private contract with Rumpke of Cincinnati, Ohio. Brush must not be bundled and all containers must be so one man can handle them. If there are any large items, please call Rumpke at (513) 242-4401 for a separate pickup.
Recyclables are: corrugated cardboard, newspapers, plastic bottles, glass bottles and jars, beverage cans, vegetable, fruit and juice cans. Red recycle bins are available at the City Building, 720 Rogers Rd.
For residents of Prospect Pointe, check with the Prospect Pointe Management for trash and recycline collection information.
Dogs and Cats:
The City has a Leash Law, this requires the licensing of all dogs and cats in the city. License can be obtained at the Kenton County Animal Shelter. The cost is $5.00. The registration and license period shall be between January 1st and December 31st of each year. It is unlawful to keep any one residence, within the city limits, more than five dogs or cats or any combination thereof. The exception is that the owner or person’s), who has custody of a dog or cat, may obtain the puppies or kittens, for a period of twelve weeks after the birth of the animals.
Motor Vehicle Fee:
The City requires a Motor Vehicle Fee to be paid for each auto, truck, motorcycle or other motor vehicle. The fee is $40.00 per vehicle and should be paid at the Kenton County Clerk’s office. Any person who qualifies for Homestead Exemption pursuant to Kentucky Constitution Section 170 and KY Revised Statutes Section 132.810 may apply for and receive a twenty ($20.00) dollar discount for one motor vehicle subject to this license requirement, with a limit of two discounted (2) vehicles per household.
Voice of Villa Hills:
The Voice of Villa Hills is the local newspaper published by Ernie & Lisa Brown and delivered to your home free of charge the last weekend of each month. Look for it in your driveway. For more information on other organizations and activities in the City, check the “Voice of Villa Hills”. The editors are Ernie Brown and Lisa Brown. They can be reached via telephone at (859) 341-8993, via email at email@example.com or via mail at 808 Sunglow Drive, Villa Hills, KY 41017. The deadline for the Voice is on the third Monday of the month. You can drop it off at the City Building before the Monday deadline.
City Tax Bills:
Property tax bills are mailed in September, due October 1st and delinquent November 30th. If you have any questions or if you do not receive your bill, please call the City Clerk at (859) 341-1515. The practice of mailing bills directly to mortgage companies was eliminated again this year. All bills will be mailed directly to the owners. Many mortgage companies have contacted our office to get the payment due information and we have given that via fax or phone. Tax role is furnished with the name of the homeowner of record as of January 1st of the present year. Remember that is your responsibility to obtain your tax bill. Please call if you do not receive your bill.
Homestead or Disability Exemption:
If you are a homeowner residing in the home and are 65 years of age you may be eligible to receive the Homestead Exemption on your property tax bill. If you are a homeowner with a disability you may be eligible to receive the Disability Exemption on your property tax bill. Please contact the Property Valuation Administrator’s office at 859-392-1750 to apply. You do not need to apply for this exemption with the City of Villa Hills; if approved by the PVA office, you will automatically receive the deduction on your city tax bill.
Building permits and questions on zoning will be handled through Detective Joe Schutzman at the Villa Hills Police Department. Before you do any remodeling, add a fence, swimming pool, shed or etc. contact Mr. Schutzman at the City Building at 859-341-1515.