Finding a location for your business

The Department of Economic Development assists small business owners in finding the right location for their needs by working with property owners, developers, and Metro agencies. Once located, the small business team will assist with navigating Metro agencies for any necessary planning, permits, and inspections.



For commercial property listings, visit Kentucky Commercial Real Estate Alliance (KREA).

LOJIC Map Hub is a comprehensive platform for Louisville Metro's geographic information system, which provides a geographic overview with data on parcels, taxing districts, zoning, utilities, and more.

The Louisville Downtown Partnership's mission is to aid in the facilitation and strengthening of commerce, provide maintenance assistance, beautify and enhance streetscapes, improve security and safety, and stimulate high-quality development and vitality in Louisville’s downtown.

OneWest is a community development corporation committed to elevating our entire city through commercial development growth in west Louisville.


Metro Departments:

Identify vacant and abandoned properties owned by Metro Louisville and inquire about development opportunities.

Construction Review is where you can apply for a permit, check the status of reviews and inspections in real time, follow department news, and more.

Planning and Design is responsible for zoning changes and development plans.

Transportation Planning is responsible for the review of preliminary development and site construction plans for impacts made to the public rights-of-way.

Permits & Licensing is responsible for permit descriptions, fee schedules, and applications.

Alcohol Beverage Licenses is responsible for procedures for temporary and annual licensing.

Property Maintenance is responsible for codes and regulations for property maintenance.

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