Laws & Regulations


Animal Carcass Composting
Disposition of Carcasses -- How and when made
Rendering Plants/Transportation of Dead Animal Products

Type of License:

Animal Composting Registration

Licensing Period: Registration is required initially prior to beginning a commercial operation - one time only
Fee Info: None
Requirements: Comply with University of Kentucky Publication ID 166 and the Agricultural Water Quality Plan.
Forms Needed: Composting Registration

Submit To: Office of State Veterinarian
109 Corporate Drive
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone: 502-573-0282, ext. 3
Fax: 502-573-1020

Type of License:

Rendering Plant License

Licensing Period: Annual (January through December)
Fee Info: $100/calendar year
Requirements: Application, Licensure Fee, meet requirements of KRS 263 and pass initial inspection and quarterly inspections to follow.
Forms Needed: Application for Rendering Plant

Submit To: Office of State Veterinarian
109 Corporate Drive
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone: 502-573-0282, ext. 3
Fax: 502-573-1020