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File #: O-182-22    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Tabled
File created: 5/24/2022 In control: Public Works Committee
On agenda: 10/4/2022 Final action:
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT CODE OF ORDINANCES CHAPTER 119 REGARDING THE REGISTRATION OF RENTAL HOUSING TO INCLUDE AND ASSIGN THE DIRECTOR OF LOUISVILLE METRO CODES AND REGULATIONS, OR DESIGNEE, FURTHER ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT DUTIES REGARDING THE REGISTRY OF RENTAL HOUSING UNITS (AS AMENDED).
Sponsors: Rick Blackwell (D-12), Keisha Dorsey (D-3), Nicole George (D-21), Jecorey Arthur (D-4), Donna L. Purvis (D-5), Barbara Shanklin (D-2)
Attachments: 1. O-182-22 V.2 CAM 081622 Regarding Registry of Rental Houing Units.pdf, 2. Presentation - PMInspectionandRentalRegistryData.pdf, 3. O-182-22 V.1 060922 Regarding Registry of Rental Houing Units.pdf, 4. Rental-Registry-Guide-O.pdf
ORDINANCE NO. ______, SERIES 2022
TITLE
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT CODE OF ORDINANCES CHAPTER 119 REGARDING THE REGISTRATION OF RENTAL HOUSING TO INCLUDE AND ASSIGN THE DIRECTOR OF LOUISVILLE METRO CODES AND REGULATIONS, OR DESIGNEE, FURTHER ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT DUTIES REGARDING THE REGISTRY OF RENTAL HOUSING UNITS (AS AMENDED).
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBERS DORSEY, BLACKWELL,
ARTHUR, GEORGE, PURVIS, AND SHANKLIN

WHEREAS, the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (the "Council") has assigned the task of maintaining a short-term rental registry in the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Code of Ordinances ("LMCO") ? 115.515 to the Director of Louisville Metro Department of Planning and Design Services to monitor and register short term rentals available within Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government ("Metro"); and
WHEREAS, Council assigned the Director of Louisville Metro Department of Planning and Design Services to maintain the short-term rental registry because the Land Development Code was amended to create the parameters and regulations for the short-term rentals Internet companies offered for lease within Metro; and
WHEREAS, Council takes notice that the short-term rental registry has led to increased compliance and better regulation of short-term rentals within Metro; and
WHEREAS, Metro's Director of Codes of Regulations is responsible for maintaining and enforcing property maintenance codes found in LMCO Chapter 156; and
WHEREAS, Metro has a public health interest in maintaining the stock of available housing units within Metro free from deficiencies that materially affect the health and wellbeing of its residents; and
WHEREAS, to better ensure compliance with LMCO Chapters 119 and 156, and pursuant to Metro's interest in the public health and welfare of its citizens and communities, Council expresses its desire...

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