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PUBLIC NOTICE The District is proposing to enact a regulation specifying that all yard waste set out for collection be in containers meeting the requirements of L.M.C.O. Chapter 51.507, or, as an alternative, be placed in paper bags specifically designed for yard waste collection or bags meeting ASTM D6400 standards for compostability. Click here for the full notice.

Why is this regulation being considered? Click here.

For a copy of the proposed resolution adopting the regulation, click here.

The Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Waste Management District, which is under the authority of KRS 109.011-310, includes in its jurisdiction all territory within the borders of Jefferson County. The District is managed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Mayor and staffed by the Louisville Metro Solid Waste Management Department.

The Waste Management District is the authority for supervising and enforcing the provisions of L.M.C.O. Chapter 51 and their responsibilities include:

· Supervising the execution of all applicable laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to solid waste management.

· Investigating all violations and grievances reported.

· Issuing orders for corrections of violations of this ordinance.

· Instituting necessary proceedings to prosecute violations of this ordinance.

· Establishing procedures and enforcing all regulations concerning matters pertaining to licensing and fees.

Board Members

Initial Appointment

Appointment Expiration

 Joyce St. Clair (Chair)



 Venu Vanaparthy




 Lee Lewis



 Darrell Rhodes




Waste Management District Board of Directors
4th Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm
700 West Liberty Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

Advisory Committee
3rd Wednesday of each month at 4:30 pm
1st floor conference room
600 Meriwether Avenue
Louisville, Kentucky 40217

Construction and Demolition Waste Committee
1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 4:30 pm
1st floor conference room
600 Meriwether Avenue
Louisville, Kentucky 40217

Solid Waste Ordinance (2MB PDF File) 

Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Solid Waste Management Plan 2013-2017 HERE. (Five year plan appendix here .)

2013 Annual Solid Waste Management Plan Update