About Planning & Design Services

The Louisville Metro Office of Planning & Design Services (PDS) is responsible for administering the policies, programs and regulations that guide Metro’s development. Responsibilities include development plan review, overseeing design overlays and historic preservation programs, and advising the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Adjustment, Historic Landmarks and Preservation Districts Commission, and Design Overlay Committees on decisions affecting land use and the built environment. PDS is also responsible for maintaining and monitoring compliance with the Land Development Code.

The Mission of PDS is to oversee land use planning and design services in directing economic growth and physical development in a manner as to ensure the prosperity, health, safety, and general welfare of the community.

PDS General Information

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PDS Staff Contact Information

2023 Regular Public Meeting Calendar (Subject to Change)

PDS Case Management Policies

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Need a record or file? Open Records Request

Searching for a Zoning Designation? LOJIC Online Mapping Tool

Looking for a deed or recorded plat? Jefferson County Clerk

Searching for Property Ownership or Value? Jefferson County PVA

Our office is located in the Metro Development Center at 444 S Fifth Street, Suite 300 (Third Floor). 

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