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File #: O-508-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/29/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Committee
On agenda: 10/28/2021 Final action: 10/28/2021
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE RELATING TO PARKING REQUIREMENTS (CASE NO. 21-LDC-0011).
Sponsors: Madonna Flood (D-24)
Attachments: 1. O-508-21 V.1 101421 Ordinance Amending LCD Related to Parking Requirements.pdf, 2. 21-LDC-0011 PC Minutes.pdf, 3. 21-LDC-0011_Planning Commission StaffReport_09162021.pdf, 4. ParkingPresentationdraft9-16-21revised.pdf, 5. ORD 154 2021.pdf
Related files: 21-LDC-0011
ORDINANCE NO. _____, SERIES 2021
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE RELATING TO PARKING REQUIREMENTS (CASE NO. 21-LDC-0011).
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBER MADONNA FLOOD

WHEREAS, Plan 2040 was adopted by the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (the "Council") effective January 1, 2019; and
WHEREAS, Plan 2040, Goal 3, Policy 14 states, "Consider reducing parking minimums where appropriate;" and
WHEREAS, the Council passed Resolution 82, Series 2019 directing the Louisville Metro Planning Commission (the "Planning Commission") to conduct a study to determine if reducing minimum parking requirements in certain areas of Louisville Metro would be appropriate and comply with applicable guidelines of Plan 2040, and upon completion, make recommendations regarding its finding; and
WHEREAS, based on that study and the recommendation of the Planning Commission, the Council enacted Ordinance 114, Series 2020 on September 17, 2020; and
WHEREAS, during the review by Planning and Design Services staff in connection with that study, staff identified issues, and received public comment on other issues related to parking that were outside the scope of Resolution 82, Series 2019; and
WHEREAS, the Planning Commission adopted a resolution directing Planning and Design Services staff to determine whether additional changes were needed to the parking requirements, based upon the identified issues and public comment, and to bring back a proposed amendment to the Planning Commission; and
WHEREAS, the proposed amendment was reviewed by the Planning Committee of the Planning Commission on March 28, 2021 and was forwarded by that Committee to the Planning Commission for its review; and
WHEREAS, the Planning Commission on September 16, 2021 recommended that the Council adopt the proposed text amendments to the LDC as set forth in Planning Commission Resolution No. 20-LDC-0011;...

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