Jul 1 2018 Office of Construction Review to increase permit fees effective July 1, 2018.

The Metro Office of Construction Review, a division of the Department of Codes & Regulations, will be increasing various permit fees effective July 1, 2018.

Building Permit Fees

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Jun 20 2018 The Good News Edition of District 8 eNews is live!

Jun 19 2018 The Joey Logano Foundation and Kentucky Speedway to Renovate Portland Park

Joey Logano joined executives from the Kentucky Speedway, along with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, and other partner guests to break ground on a new activity center in the city’s Portland Park.

Jun 18 2018 Streets for People with Janette Sadik-Khan on Her Visit to Louisville

By Chris Glasser

Janette Sadik-Khan was the keynote speaker last Friday at Mayor Greg Fischer’s Land Use and Development Forum. Sadik-Khan is the former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation under Michael Bloomberg from 2007 to 2013.

Currently, she is a principal at Bloomberg Associates, where “she works with mayors around the world to re-imagine and redesign their cities with innovative projects that can be developed quickly and inexpensively.”

Jun 15 2018 Air Quality Alert for Friday (6/15), Saturday (6/16), and Sunday (6/17)

News item about an air quality alert for Friday (6/15), Saturday (6/16), and Sunday (6/17).

Jun 15 2018 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0026-1001-18-V with Brown-Forman Cooperage

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Brown-Forman Cooperage (barrel manufacturing plant), 402 MacLean Ave, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on June 17, 2018, and ends on July 17, 2018. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Jun 14 2018 Louisville Retains Silver-Level Status as a Bicycle Friendly Community

The League of American Bicyclists announces rankings for new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Communities. 

"Bicycling is more than a practical, cost-effective solution to many municipal challenges. It’s an opportunity to make your community a vibrant destination for residents and visitors — a place where people don’t just live and work, but thrive.

Jun 14 2018 New five-a-side soccer field dedicated at Beechmont Community Center

Mayor Greg Fischer, Metro Councilmembers and officials from Louisville Parks and Recreation helped dedicate a new five-a-side soccer field at Beechmont Community Center in south Louisville today.

Jun 14 2018 Employee at White Castle on Greene Way diagnosed with hepatitis A virus

An employee of the White Castle restaurant at 2350 Greene Way has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A.   

Jun 13 2018 “Reimagine 9th Street” draft plan available for public comment

After a series of community engagement events and stakeholder meetings, Louisville Metro Government (LMG), working in concert with consultant Gehl Architects since 2017, has completed a draft plan to “Reimagine 9th Street” from the Ohio River to Broadway.

Reimagining the corridor aims to implement goals of Vision Louisville, to pursue a MOVE Louisville priority project and to create an attractive, vibrant, and safe connection between west Louisville and downtown.

Jun 13 2018 Locust Grove partners with Kentucky Opera for Summer Thursday Concert Series

Locust Grove is pleased to welcome Kentucky Opera, the State Opera of Kentucky, to the Summer Thursday Concert Series at the historic site. This three-concert series brings the voices of Kentucky Opera to explore the history of Kentucky from its beginnings to the present date through song. Concerts will be held on Thursdays June 14, July 19, and August 30 at 6:30 pm. Each program will focus on a different theme, from traditional regional music, drinking songs, and opera favorites.

Jun 12 2018 Councilman Hollander’s June D9 Community Conversation Focuses on LMPD

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend a D9 Community Conversation on crime prevention and the Neighborhood Watch Program through LMPD.

The meeting is Tuesday, June 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall House & Gardens, 3110 Lexington Road.

A representative of LMPD will be present to talk about starting a neighborhood watch program in your neighborhood and to answer any questions you may have about crime or crime prevention in the area.

Jun 12 2018 Employee at Jimmy John’s on Broadway diagnosed with hepatitis A virus

An employee of Jimmy John’s restaurant at 332 W. Broadway has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A.   

Jun 11 2018 A Kid, A Cop, and A Cause - 100 Bikes, Helmets, and Backpacks for Local Foster Children - WDRB News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Getting your first bike is pretty special, but its even more memorable when an LMPD officer helps you build it. 

That's what happened during the "A Kid, A Cop, and A Cause" event held at Fourth Street Live! on Sunday.

Police officers, EMTs and firefighters helped local foster children build brand new bikes. In addition to the bikes, each child was also given a new helmet and backpack. 

More than 100 kids went home with new bikes.

Jun 11 2018 A Kid, A Cop, and A Cause - 100 Bikes, Helmets, and Backpacks for Local Foster Children - WDRB News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Getting your first bike is pretty special, but its even more memorable when an LMPD officer helps you build it. 

That's what happened during the "A Kid, A Cop, and A Cause" event held at Fourth Street Live! on Sunday.

Police officers, EMTs and firefighters helped local foster children build brand new bikes. In addition to the bikes, each child was also given a new helmet and backpack. 

More than 100 kids went home with new bikes.