- Larry Carter, City Superintendent
- Mary Wallace, City Clerk
- Amy Puckett, Treasurer
- Alisa Pharis, Executive Secretary
Business and Tax Information
Any person conducting a business or any type of service within the city limits of Beaver Dam is required to purchase a business license. Licenses range from $25.00 to $150.00 in cost, depending upon the type of business or service being offered.
Click here to download a business license application. Use this form for new businesses or to make any necessary changes to a current business license.
For questions concerning a business license, contact Alisa Pharis at 270-274-7106.
Property taxes are mailed out around the first of October of each year. Due date is November 15th. If not paid, a 10% penalty is added to the base amount. If still not paid by December 15th, an additional 1% will be added monthly thereafter until taxes are paid. Liens will be placed on property if taxes are not paid.
For property tax questions, contact Amy Puckett at 270-274-7106.
City of Beaver Dam Facts
- Commission form of Government
- Largest City in Ohio County
- Located approx. 2 mi from intersection of WK Parkway & Natcher; approx. 3 mi from Bluegrass Crossings Industrial Park.
- P & L Railroad runs thru the City of Beaver Dam
- 133 Businesses within the city limits
- 6 Industries within corporate city limits (manufacturer of non-woven disposable fabric; industrial hard chrome plating; dishwasher racks; disposal of medical waste; sheltered workshop-assembly of pallets; and a manufacturer of stair treads, door frames & thresholds)
- Ohio County High School (1,100 students)
- Ohio County Middle School (650 students)
- Beaver Dam Elementary (519 students)
- Downtown area consists primarily of family owned and operated businesses. Fast becoming an antique area; home of the Beaver Dam Café, which was featured on a KET documentary as one of the most unique diners in the state of Kentucky.
- Recognized as a Renaissance City in August 2006.
- Annual Events include the Strawberry Festival held over Memorial Day weekend and Downtown Christmas Celebration, always held on the first Friday night in December.