District 17 News & Information

Land Use Public Hearings

You are invited to attend a review of a proposed change in zoning from R-4 (single-family residential) to C-M (commercial manufacturing) for a proposed mini-warehouse at 3014 N. Winchester Acres Road and 2801 Chamberlain Lane. The hearing will be before the Planning Commission on Thursday, November 1 in the Old Jail Building located at 514 W. Liberty Street. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. and continue until all cases are heard. The case manager is Joel Dock. Please email him with any questions or comments at joel.dock@louisvilleky.gov and reference case number 18ZONE1058.

A request to change the zoning from R-4 (single-family residential) to R-5 (single-family residential) for 34 single-family lots at 13501 and 13505 Factory Lane will also be heard at that meeting. Joel is the case manager for this proposal as well. The case number is 18ZONE1061.

Metro Solid Waste Services

Metro Solid Waste offers an array of services for residents looking to get rid of items that sometimes pile up at home. The Waste Reduction Center at 636 Meriwether Avenue is the place for free drop off of up to three large household items such as appliances or furniture. Passenger tires are accepted as well. It is open Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The household hazardous materials drop off location, Haz Bin, is located at 7501 Grade Lane. Items accepted at Haz Bin include batteries, gasoline, and varnishes. Containers larger than five gallons or 40 pounds will not be accepted. Haz Bin is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

There are 13 self-service drop off locations around the city for nonhazardous recyclable materials such as cardboard, glass, metal, and plastic containers. Simply place the items in the dumpster and close the door. The nearest location for District 17 residents is the Metro Parks Landscaping facility located at 9300 Whipps Mill Road. It is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

For more information, visit www.louisvilleky.gov/government/public-works/solid-waste-management-services.

Free Shredding Event

Louisville residents are invited to bring unneeded documents to be shredded and disposed of at a free event on Saturday, November 3 at the KY Fair and Exposition Center, 1030 Phillips Lane. The shredding event runs form 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Business may not participate. All paper will be shredded on site and recycled.

LMPD Trunk or Treat

Come enjoy a fun and friendly place to trick or treat for you and your family as LMPD's 8th Division hosts its first Trunk or Treat. The event will be held Sunday, October 28 from 2-4 p.m. at 8th Division headquarters located at 200 Juneau Drive. In addition to plenty of candy there will be fire trucks, an LMPD helicopter, the LMPD Mounted Patrol, and more! You will also have a chance to win a FREE bicycle. Please call the LMPD at 574-2258 with any questions.

Tree Giveaway

TreesLouisville will be hosting a tree giveaway on Saturday, November 10 from 10 a.m. until noon at YouthBuild Louisville, 800 South Preston Street. Trees will be available on a first come, first served basis. Recipients must be residents of Jefferson County (proof of residence required). Citizens will each be allowed to take up to three trees from the following species: sugar maple, serviceberry, redbud, American hornbeam, flowering dogwood, tulip poplar, black gum, hop hornbeam, and swamp white oak. For more information, contact info@treeslouisville.org.  


The Office of Councilman Stuckel may be reached at 574-1117 or glen.stuckel@louisvilleky.gov.