Kentucky's Plant Sales Licensing for Kentucky Nursery and Nursery Dealers
What License Is Best For You?
If you have questions as to which application form is right for you, please contact Joe Collins at 859-257-5838 x2 or via our Contact Us Form.
Remember, when in doubt as to which application fits your business, just ask us!
Customers purchasing plant or plant products from a person or company they are doing business with should ask if they have one of the licenses listed below (compliant with Kentucky state law - KRS 249). Ask for proof of the license or contact Joe Collins before making any transaction(s).
LICENSE APPLICATION FORMS
Annual Nursery and Nursery Dealer License Fee and License Period:
Class A and Class B Nurseries includes but are not limited to: individuals, nurseries, garden centers, landscapers, and landscape contractors (License Period: July 1 - June 30).
Class A and Class B Nursery Dealers includes but are not limited to: individuals, nurseries, garden centers, retail stores, landscapers, and landscape contractors (License Period: January 1 - December 31).
Class A Nurseries: Jul 1 - Jun 30
If you or your business are actively growing nursery stock (field or container production).
$40/location + $1.50/acre in production
Class B Nurseries: Jul 1 - Jun 30
If you or your business does NOT grow nursery stock, but overwinters a portion of nursery stock.
Class A Nursery Dealers: Jan 1 - Dec 31
If you or your business does NOT grow or overwinter your nursery stock but whose primary business involves the sale or planting of nursery stock.
Class B Nursery Dealers: Jan 1 - Dec 31
If you or your business whose primary sales are NOT the sale of nursery stock.