The Planning and Design Services department works on zoning, landmarks and other issues. The review will look at how the department can better serve developers and neighborhoods. It will be led by an eight person panel that includes representatives from the mayor’s office, the state resource council, home builders and preservation groups.
The regulations address a gap in zoning laws that neither prohibited nor allowed a shelter to be built downtown. The regulations define zoning for three types of buildings that serve the homeless, and would allow shelters downtown.
Recommendations on where homeless shelters can operate in Louisville will get a public airing this week. The recommendations come from a task force the commission formed after Wayside Christian Mission sought to open a downtown shelter.
Wayside Christian Mission may legally be able to operate a homeless shelter in downtown Louisville by the end of the summer.
by Stephanie Crosby Louisville’s Homeless Shelter Task Force meets for the fourth time tomorrow in an effort to tweak the city’s land development code. The task force was created in response to Wayside Christian Mission’s attempt to open a homeless shelter downtown. It was determined then that the land development code lacks certain specifics about… Continue reading Homeless Shelter Task Force to Meet Again Tomorrow
Wayside Christian Mission will hold a ‘house blessing’ tomorrow evening for its new facility at the old Hotel Louisville at Second and Broadway. Spokesperson Nina Moseley says it will include prayers from a number of area ministers and the organization’s founder. Moseley says Wayside settling in to run its women and families’ shelter there, even… Continue reading Wayside to Hold 'House Blessing' for Former Hotel Louisville
The Louisville task force that will help determine how homeless shelters are regulated will meet again Friday.
The Metro Louisville Planning Commission’s Homeless Shelter Task Force held its first meeting Friday.
Wayside Christian Mission has been approved to continue operating a building it purchased downtown—as a hotel.
Wayside Christian Mission’s proposal to turn the Hotel Louisville building at 2nd Street and Broadway into a homeless shelter has raised questions about zoning for such facilities in Louisville.