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 22 2018 Metro joining in Urban League Forum on Opioid Crisis Monday

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will take part in a public forum Monday about the community’s response to the national opioid crisis.  The free event, which is sponsored by the Louisville Urban League, will be held at the organization’s headquarters at 1535 W Broadway from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Jun 22 2018 Minority Caucus Meeting Announced for Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus will meet at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 prior to the Metro Council’s Final vote on the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget documents. The meeting will take place in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street).

Jun 22 2018 City and Louisville Urban League sign development agreement for $30 million redevelopment of Heritage West site

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined Sadiqa Reynolds, President and CEO of Louisville Urban League, and community leaders to announce that Louisville Metro Government (LMG) has entered into a development agreement with the Louisville Urban League (LUL) for the redevelopment of the Heritage West site, a 24-acre acre property in the Russell neighborhood.

Jun 21 2018 City updates public on search for new location for LMPD impound lot

Louisville Metro Government staff, including representatives from LMPD, Facilities and Louisville Forward, updated residents today on the city’s search for a new location for the LMPD impound lot, including what options have been offered to date, and next steps.

Jun 21 2018 Hollander Highlights Council Budget Changes

Library, Living Room, Dare to Care, and Graffiti Abatement Receive Increased Funding

Following today’s Budget Committee meeting, Budget Chair Bill Hollander (D-9) released the following list of highlights of the amended budget:

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.