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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.


“Shake The Lake!” 4th of July Celebration

Saturday, July 1st:  “Shake The Lake!” 4th of July Celebration – We are very excited about our upcoming “Shake the Lake” 4th of July Celebration presented by United Auto Workers Local 2383 and Martinrea Auto Stamping on Saturday, July 1st! It is going to be our biggest celebration ever! Live entertainment by New Breed, inflatables and face painting for the kids, T-shirt launcher, and tethered hot air balloon rides presented by Zaxby’s! And our always very large fireworks display at dusk! Earlier on Saturday, July 1st, we are having a 5K run, the Park Spark 5K! And new to the celebration this year is the “Shake the Lake” 3 on 3 Basketball tournament in downtown Shelbyville sponsored by Bluegrass Driving School and Torrey Smith Reality. Come out and join in on the fun, there is something for everyone! Full information and registration information is available below:

CANCELLED! 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Registrationhttp://teamhoops.com/basketball/shake-the-lake-3-on-3-basketball-tourney/

Park Spark 5K Registrationhttps://form.jotform.us/scparks/parkspark5k or visit us at the FAC at 717 Burks Branch Road, Shelbyville, KY. Or register day of race on Saturday, July 1st beginning at 7 AM.

Do you or someone you know need help during a difficult time? Click on the link below to learn about Metro United Way’s 211 Program.

The City of Shelbyville is Hiring!!  Click on the Link for More Details! Employment Opportunities

Quick Links/Information

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

Open Records Request

*Grant Applications for Tourism Related Projects. Click here for more information and deadlines for application:  Tourism Grant Request Form

*Community Enhancement Appropriations Fund (Charitable Contributions Appropriations Fund)
Non-profit organizations may apply for funds by downloading the application form and submitting it and other required documents to City Hall between January 1st and February 28th of each year. The project must demonstrate a community benefit and be delivered or post-marked by February 28th.

No application will be accepted after February 28th. Application will be available on January 1, 2018.

No Solicitation at Intersections!!
No organization may solicit donations at intersections within the City of Shelbyville

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

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