The Land Development Code is a regulatory document that has been created to implement the goals and objectives within the Cornerstone 2020 Comprehensive Plan. The Land Development Code, adopted in 2003 with major revisions in 2004 and 2006, contains several requirements related to zoning, form districts, land use, building & site design, transportation, landscaping and signage.
2nd, 3rd and 4th Class Cities with Zoning Authority
1st through 4th class cities in Kentucky have their own zoning authority, meaning they can choose which versions or sections of the LDC to adopt. Louisville-Jefferson County has 12 such cities, including Louisville Metro. The LDC in effect for each jurisdiction can be found below, together with any revisions or amendments that have been made and that are in effect in that specific jurisdiction.
The Land Development Code Improvement Committee consists of Louisville Metro Government staff, representatives from the development industry, representatives from neighborhood groups, as well as other organizations and citizen groups. The LDC Committee meets regularly to identify ways to update and simplify the Land Development Code, which was adopted in 2003 with major revisions in 2004 and 2006.
LAND DEVELOPMENT CODES (By Jurisdiction)