Air Pollution Control
Responsible for developing emission and ambient air standards, monitoring air quality in Louisville, and tracking trends in the surrounding metropolitan area. Phone: 502-574-6000
Promotes civic pride by partnering with citizens to keep Louisville clean, green and environmentally aware.
The City Events website is THE place to find information about city events, including the Hike and Bikes, Worldfest, Light Up Louisville and much, much more!
Community Services and Revitalization
The Community Services division encompasses the client-based services including Neighborhood Place, Community Action Partnership, Self-Sufficiency Services, Outreach and Advocacy and Home Repair Services. The Revitalization division addresses all revitalization and affordable housing development activities including Land Use and Development Programs.
Investigates all deaths caused by accident, homicide or suicide - including all persons dead of unknown causes.
Represents the legal interests of local government and prosecutes Jefferson District Court cases. Helps with government consolidation, child support, domestic violence, gun crimes, juvenile justice, drunk driving, and more.
Emergency Management Agency - MetroSafe
Responsible for preparation, mitigation, response, and recovery from natural and manmade disasters through advance coordination with local, state and federal agencies.
Provides advanced life support pre-hospital care and ambulance transportation to all citizens and visitors in Louisville.
Administers the Code of Ethics for elected and appointed officials, specified employees, and family members where applicable.
Health and Wellness
Protects and promotes the health, environment and well being of the people of Louisville, providing health-related programs and health office locations community wide.
Seeks to be a bridge among the many ethnic, racial and religious groups in Louisville.
Human Resources Department provides efficient, high quality, customer-oriented personnel services to Metro Government employees, city agencies and those seeking employment consistent with legal mandates.
Provides fire protection and prevention and environmental protection and awareness of both throughout Louisville Metro.
Management & Budget
Ensures financial integrity by directing, coordinating and monitoring all financial functions of Louisville Metro Government.
The legislative body for Metro Government. Its 26 members are elected by district to serve 4-year, staggered terms.
The Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) is the primary law enforcement agency for Louisville. Phone: 502-574-7660
The phone and online customer service and information center for Louisville Metro where residents can inquire about services, offer suggestions and register concerns.
Neighborhood Place is a partnership of public sector agencies that have come together to create a network of community-based “one-stop” service centers. They provide blended and accessible health, education, employment and human services that support children and families in their progress toward self-sufficiency.
Office for Globalization
Supports and promotes a vibrant, successful, interconnected, multicultural community through awareness, advocacy and referral.
Office of Safe Neighborhoods
Office of Sustainability
You can make a difference...we can help! Use the GoGreen Website to connect with Go Green services, programs and information offered by Louisville Metro Government, related agencies and partners.
The Office of Performance Improvement (OPI) leads a culture of continuous improvement within Metro Government and our community at large with the goal of creating the best City government in America. In pursuit of this goal, OPI helps Louisville Metro departments and agencies deliver high quality services to citizens in a cost-efficient and transparent manner.
Ensures the cleanliness, health and safety of the Urban Services District through collection and disposal of solid waste; collection of recyclables and yard waste; quarterly junk pickup; street cleaning and storm debris and snow removal.
Volunteer with one or many of the departments of Louisville Metro Government!
Provides an array of juvenile detention services for safe, secure, temporary shelter of youth charged with status and/or public offenses per Louisville Metro District, Family, and Circuit Court.
Provides for the care and control of animals in the Louisville Metro area, including pet licensing and pet adoption.
Bike Louisville is Louisville Metro Government's bicycle program. We are dedicated to creating a bicycling environment where people feel safe and comfortable riding their bikes for fun, fitness, and transportation.
Codes & Regulations
Codes and Regulations issues and inspects Development Permits (building, electrical, HVAC), enforces Property Maintenance Code (housing) and Land Development Code (zoning), issues ABC, taxi cab, vendor and other licenses and administers the Code Enforcement Board.
Pursuing his goal of making Louisville an even more compassionate city, Mayor Greg Fischer has signed a resolution adopting the international “Charter for Compassion” – making Louisville the largest city behind Seattle to take this action.
The Louisville Metro Department of Corrections supervises inmates in a secure environment, assists with their needs and helps transition them back into the community.
Criminal Justice Commission
Provides criminal justice and public safety planning, research, and system-wide coordination and collaboration.
Economic Growth and Innovation
Enhances the quality of life for Louisville residents by encouraging high-caliber development, and by supporting new and expanding businesses.
Emergency Management Agency/MetroSafe
Public-safety dispatching and communications network, linking police, fire, emergency medical services, emergency management, health and other responders throughout Louisville Metro.
External Agency Fund
Provides funding for qualified non-profit organizations that offer programs or services that advance the long-range vision and goals established by Louisville Metro.
The Healthy Hometown Movement envisions a community-wide culture where healthy eating and active living are the norm and fosters an environment that promotes increased physical activity, better nutrition, healthy public policy and access to needed resources.
The Office of Internal Audit helps to assure city government is running efficiently and that tax payers dollars are being spent wisely by performing reviews of all Metro government departments, offices, boards, activities and agencies.
Louisville Water Company - 550 S. Third Steet Phone: (502) 569-3600
Mayor Greg Fischer
Mayor Greg Fischer was sworn in as Louisville's 50th Mayor on January 3, 2011.
Operates the community's parks, forests, historic properties, golf courses, swimming pools, community centers and other recreational facilities. The system includes 122 parks covering 13,500 acres.
Metro Police Recruiting
The LMPD has an open and continuous application process. The LMPD is currently seeking people who are willing to accept the challenge to become one of Louisville's finest.
Louisville MetroTV provides award-winning programs and features, coverage of Metro Council meetings, news conferences and special events on Time Warner Cable channel 25.
The Nia Center's purpose is to empower people to develop a more meaningful life, for themselves and their business. From starting a business, to getting a job, to finding transportation, you'll find what you and your business need here.
Office For Women
The Office For Women uses advocacy and policy as a vehicle to improve the status of all women in the Louisville Metro area.
Parking Authority (PARC)
Provides public parking to serve existing needs and future demands. PARC coordinates with the Transit Authority of River City (TARC) programs that will improve circulation throughout Louisville.
Planning and Design
The department reviews and promotes appropriate patterns of growth in the community and provides planning and implementation of public improvement projects.
Public Works & Assets
Maintains public streets & rights-of-way, administers capital construction projects, provides professional engineering and planning services.
Collects various taxes and occupational license fees on behalf of Louisville Metro Government, the Jefferson County Board of Education, the Anchorage Board of Education and the Transit Authority of River City (TARC).
Louisville Metro Technology Services provides state-of-the-art, cost-effective telecommunications and information technology services to the agencies and departments of Louisville Metro Government.
Offers educational, social and after-school programs, life skills training, youth employment skills training, job opportunities, and special activities that promote strong families and brighter futures for young people.