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