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 1 2017 Construction Review is now a Division of the Department of Codes & Regulations

As of January 1, 2017, the Office of Construction Review is now a Division of the Department of Codes and Regulations. For more information about the Department of Codes & Regulations, a part of Louisville Forward, please visit their website here

Sep 29 2015 Three Northern Additions of Colonial Gardens to be Removed

In an effort to stabilize the two-story historic portion of Colonial Gardens, located at Kenwood Drive and New Cut Road, the three northern additions of the building must be removed immediately. Recent inspections by the Office of Construction Review determined the additions to be in a state of structural failure with threat of imminent collapse.

Aug 27 2015 Mayor Fischer Kicks off Cedar Street Development

Mayor Greg Fischer today kicked off the construction of 29 new, market-rate homes in the Cedar Street Development, completing the Russell Urban Renewal initiative, which began in 1990.