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Codes & Regulations Permits
To learn what requirements are needed to operate a horse drawn carriage in Louisville please call (502) 574-3591.
Stationary vendor permits are issued for vendors who are vending in one location and are not mobile. Learn more about the process for obtaining permits.
Any agency offering for hire, armed security guards, or any company that has private armed security guards, must be licensed with Louisville Metro. In addition any person who works as an armed security guard, either for an agency, or a company, must be licensed. Learn more.
Health & Wellness Permits
Parks & Recreation Permits
Louisville Fire Permits
Air Pollution Control District Permits
Division of Community Forestry Permits
Bulk planting permits are for individuals or organizations wishing to plant 10 or more trees on multiple properties at once. An application should be submitted at least 30 days prior to scheduled planting date. Please download and use our bulk permit spreadsheet with your application.
Organizations wishing to plant trees in the public right of way on behalf of a property owners must acquire a Third Party Memorandum of Agreement from the abutting property owner.