Land Development Code (LDC)
The Land Development Code and Form District map went into effect in the consolidated jurisdiction of Louisville Metro on March 1, 2003. The code and map have also been adopted by the cities of Douglass Hills, Graymoor-Devondale, Hurstbourne, Jeffersontown, Lyndon, Middletown, Prospect, Shively, and St. Regis Park; they are in the adoption process in the remaining legislative bodies.
Different versions of the Land Development Code (LDC) are in effect in certain jurisdictions. Please refer to the version in effect for the site in which you are interested. The LDC documents include bookmarks to facilitate internal cross-references.
A CD of the March 2006 version of the Land Development Code that is in effect in Louisville Metro, Graymoor-Devondale, St. Regis Park and Lyndon is available for purchase from the Customer Service Counter of Planning and Design Services, 444 S. 5th Street, 3rd floor. The cost of a CD is $2.
LAND DEVELOPMENT CODES (By Jurisdiction)
Full Current Land Development Code Louisville Metro Only
Chapter 1 General Provisions
Chapter 2 Zoning Districts
Chapter 3 Special Districts
Chapter 4 Generally Applicable Development Standards
Chapter 5 Form District Regulations
Chapter 6 Mobility Standards
Chapter 7 Subdivision Regulations
Chapter 8 Sign Regulations
Chapter 9 Parking and Loading
Chapter 10 Tree Canopy, Landscaping and Open Spaces
Chapter 11 Development Review Procedures
Old Louisville/Limerick TNZD Map (PDF)