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File #: O-182-20    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/29/2020 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 6/25/2020 Final action: 6/25/2020
Title: AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE AGENCY REVIEW PROCESS CONDUCTED BY A CODE OFFICIAL (AS AMENDED).
Sponsors: James Peden (R-23)
Attachments: 1. O-182-20 V.2 CAM 062520 - Relating to Agency Review Process Conducted by a Code Official.pdf, 2. O-182-20 V.1 051420 Relating to Agency Review Process Conducted by a Code Official.pdf, 3. ORD 075 2020.pdf
ORDINANCE NO. _________, SERIES 2020
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AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE AGENCY REVIEW PROCESS CONDUCTED BY A CODE OFFICIAL (AS AMENDED).
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCILMAN JAMES PEDEN

WHEREAS, the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (the "Council") has taken notice of cases in which the agencies, including the Highview Fire Department and Metropolitan Sewer District, were not properly consulted during the comment phase of the construction review process; and
WHEREAS, the Council believes such agency reviews to be a critical part of the broader development process and important to the health and safety of the people of Louisville; and
WHEREAS, some agencies have the opportunity to comment on proposals at other times of the broader development process, such as Planning and Zoning; and
WHEREAS, the Council does not wish to unnecessarily burden such agencies nor slow the construction review process; and
WHEREAS, the members of the Council wish to receive notification of projects entering the construction review process in their districts;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISIVLLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I: That there shall be a new section of the Louisville Metro Code of Ordinances, LMCO ? 150.010, which shall read as follows:
? 150.010 Agency Review of Construction Plans
(A) When beginning the process of examining construction documents pursuant to Section 107.3 of the Kentucky Building Code or Section R106.3 of the Kentucky Residential Code, the Code Official assigned to the matter shall:
(1) Notify the member of the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government district in which the project is proposed to be constructed, and
(2) Identify whether any such documents have previously received approvals from Louisville Metro agencies, and
(3) Notify the fire authority having jurisdiction over the location.
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