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File #: R-126-22    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2022 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 11/10/2022 Final action: 11/10/2022
Title: A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE PLANNING COMMISSION REVIEW THE LOUISVILLE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE ("LDC") AND SECTION 115 OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT CODE OF ORDINANCES ("LMCO") RELATING TO SHORT TERM RENTALS. (AS AMENDED)
Sponsors: Markus Winkler (D-17)
Attachments: 1. RES 143 2022.pdf, 2. R-126-22 V.4 FAM 111022 Amend LDC and LMCO Regarding STRs.pdf, 3. R-126-22 V.3 CAM 110122 Amend LDC and LMCO Regarding STRs.pdf, 4. R-126-22 V.2 CAM 101822 Amend LDC and LMCO Regarding STRs.pdf, 5. R-126-22 V.1 090822 Amend LDC and LMCO Regarding STRs.pdf, 6. R-126-22 PROPOSED CAM 101822 Amend LDC and LMCO Regarding STRs.pdf
RESOLUTION NO. _______________, SERIES 2022
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A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE PLANNING COMMISSION REVIEW THE LOUISVILLE METRO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE ("LDC") AND SECTION 115 OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT CODE OF ORDINANCES ("LMCO") RELATING TO SHORT TERM RENTALS. (AS AMENDED)
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBER WINKLER

WHEREAS, the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (the "Council") passed Ordinance No. 056, Series 2019 amending sections of the LDC and LMCO relating to Short Term Rentals; and
WHEREAS, in the years since that Ordinance was passed, the Council has watched those amendments play out with many Short Term Rentals having been registered, many Conditional Use Permits ("CUPs") for Short Term Rental having been applied for and obtained, and some CUP applications having been denied; and
WHEREAS, based on those observations and other changes in Planning and Zoning law in the interim, the Council now believes some additional tweaks would improve the Short Term Rental situation throughout Metro; and
WHEREAS, such changes will require study, a public hearing, and recommendation by the Planning Commission.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I: The Planning Commission is hereby directed by R-125-21 to undertake a review of the current Louisville Metro Land Development Code and Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Code of Ordinances relating to Short Term Rentals. The review should include, at minimum, the following topics:
1. Allowing situations where an owner in a primary structure or unit on a given lot may use their other unit (including the other unit in a duplex)/carriage house/ADU as a Short Term Rental by right or by permission with special standards, including parking considerations, rather than requiring a Conditional Use Permitwithout triggering the "600 foot ru...

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