News


Development

City to rewrite ‘unworkable’ zoning code

Covington's current Zoning Ordinance divides the City into acceptable land "uses." COVINGTON, Ky. - Navigating the City of Covington’s Zoning Ordinance is not for the faint of heart. Employing a fundamental one-size-fits-all approach that doesn’t honor Covington’s historic, urban f...

MainStrasse parking garage open on limited basis

Starting this evening, drivers coming off Main Street can use about 100 parking spaces in the evening hours in the garage being built as part of the RiverHaus development. COVINGTON, Ky. - About 100 parking spots will be open to the public starting this evening in the garage built in MainStrasse Vil...

Vision for IRS site to take 10 months

A 10-month process led by a global firm to create a vision for the sprawling IRS site, in a critical part of downtown, will soon be underway. COVINGTON, Ky. - An intensive process to assess the potential of the soon-to-be vacant 23 acres that make up the IRS site, and to set a vision for developing ...

Rebuilt riverfront gateway taking shape

COVINGTON, Ky. - The $875,000 reconstruction of the western entrance to Covington’s riverfront to make it safer and more accessible to pedestrians took another leap of progress today in a very visible way.   Workers with Riegler Blacktop poured concrete today to form one side of the roadb...

Business workshop explains downtown visitor data

COVINGTON, Ky. - You own a business in Covington and you’ve seen the influx in visitors to the urban core (measured at well over 90,000 people in the month of October). But you want to know more:  What days of the week see the most visitors? What time of day? Are these visito...

$300K on table at Tuesday’s open house

Ritte’s Corner in Latonia is an example of a neighborhood business area eligible for The Ripple Effect. COVINGTON, Ky. - Create a plan to revitalize your neighborhood business area, and the City of Covington will invest $300,000 to help implement the public part of that plan.  But there&r...

Small businesses: Apply for $$$ by Friday

COVINGTON, Ky. - Friday is the deadline for small businesses in Covington to apply for the latest round of funding offered through two popular incentives programs offered by the City.   Covington hopes to award about $35,000 during the second quarter of the year under the competitive applicatio...

City: Where to apply RIPPLE Effect?

COVINGTON, Ky. - Drop a pebble in a pond, and it creates a ripple. But toss in a whole bunch of bigger rocks at the same time, and it creates a series of waves that reach higher, travel further, and last longer - resonating long after the rocks themselves have disappeared.   That’s the mo...

New City e-blast ‘a want ad’ for commercial properties

COVINGTON, Ky. - In one group are businesses looking to move to Covington or expand here. In the other group are owners of property or buildings in the City that are available, or could be.   Wanting to play matchmaker between the two, City Hall is resurrecting a bi-weekly “Real Esta...

Improving downtown’s look, feel & function

A collaborative effort is creating new public design standards for Madison Avenue and areas across downtown Covington. COVINGTON, Ky. - The Covington City Commission tonight authorized staff to “prepare applicable legislation to effectuate the adoption of the proposed downtown streetscape and ...
Page 17 of 35First   Previous   12  13  14  15  16  [17]  18  19  20  21  Next   Last