Fischer Launches Planning and Design Services Review

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.

Planning Commission Approves Homeless Shelter Zoning

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.

Homeless Shelter Task Force to Meet Again Tomorrow

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 […]

Wayside to Hold 'House Blessing' for Former Hotel Louisville

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 […]