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Shelbyville is one of the most diverse communities in Kentucky. Our unique blend of agriculture, business and industry, coupled with our attitude of a small town atmosphere makes Shelbyville a wonderful place to visit, live, or work. Based on 2010 census, Shelby County has a population of 42,074 which includes the City of Shelbyville’s population of 14,045.


CITY OF SHELBYVILLE TAXPAYER’S NOTICE:The 2016 City of Shelbyville tax bills are now due. If you did not receive your tax bill, please contact the City Clerk’s Office.  Mortgage company requests have been honored.  When paying your tax bill by mail, please include the remittance copy and put the tax bill number on your check.  If you wish a paid receipt, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.  Please note the following dates:
Base Amount Due:  On or before November 30, 2016
10% Penalty: December 1, 2016
12% Interest per Annum:  December 1, 2016 until paid

Quick Links/Information

Code of Ordinances
Our full code of ordinances can be searched and viewed by visiting the following link:

Open Records Request

Charitable Contributions Appropriations Fund
Non-profit organizations can apply for funds by downloading form and submitting to City Hall between January 1st and February 28th of each year.  No applications will be accepted after February 28th. Download here: 2017 Application Form.

Solicitation Permit
Any civic or non-profit organization wanting to solicit monetary donations at any highway intersection in the city, must obtain a Solicitation Permit from the City Clerk.

Yard Sale Permits
$5.00 for a period of not more than 3 consecutive days,  a limit of twice a year

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