Apr 12 2018 Building Our Blocks begins its 2018 season on April 13

In 2016, Mayor Greg Fischer created the Building Our Blocks (BOB) initiative as a cross-functional approach to make our neighborhoods clean, green and safe. BOB will begin its second full year on April 13. Last year, the BOB team, which includes many city agencies and community partners, visited seven different neighborhoods. This year, the team will concentrate four events specifically in one neighborhood—Russell.

Jul 24 2017 Office of Construction Review to increase non-residential permit fees effective September 1

Louisville Metro Construction Review, a division of the Department of Codes & Regulations, will be increasing its building permit fees effective September 1. All fees, with the exception of residential building permit fees, will increase $0.01 per square foot. Any building permit applications submitted before September 1 will have its fee calculated at the current fee rate. The increased fees are reflected in the chart below.

Jan 6 2015 Omni to Construct 30+ Story Building Downtown; Hotel, Apartments, Grocery, Local Art Gallery

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Omni Hotels & Resorts will build a 30+ floor multi-purpose building in downtown Louisville that includes a 600-room hotel topped by 225 luxury apartments. Situated one block from the Kentucky International Convention Center, the new Omni Louisville Hotel will be a four-diamond, luxury hotel.

Dec 23 2014 Inauguration for Mayor Fischer, Other Elected Officials Set for Jan. 5 at Metro Hall

Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Councilmembers and other elected officials will be sworn in for new terms of office during a special inaugural ceremony, Monday, Jan. 5, at Louisville Metro Hall.

Nov 21 2014 Develop Louisville Announces New Pricing Policy to Buy Publically-Owned Vacant Property

Develop Louisville (the city’s newly formed real estate development arm of Louisville Forward), has a new pricing policy for hundreds of properties that citizens can buy from the city.  This pricing policy is meant to make purchasing a property from the city more transparent and predictable, while also encouraging redevelopment of these vacant properties.