Residential Estate Zone District Lot Coverage

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The City of Louisville is currently considering increasing the maximum lot coverage for some properties in the Residential Estate zone district. Following a public meeting and comment period, the following options for changes will be under consideration by Planning Commission on December 13, and then City Council. Please provide feedback on these two options:

Option 1:

The maximum lot coverage for the R-E zone district shall be as follows:

  • For a lot having a lot area of less than 5,000 square feet: 35 percent
  • For a lot having a lot area of 5,001 to 9,000 square feet: 30 percent
  • For a lot having a lot area of 9,001 to 12,000 square feet: 25 percent
  • For a lot having a lot area of 12,000 square feet or greater: 20 percent

Option 2

The maximum lot coverage for the R-E zone district shall be as follows:

  • For a lot having a lot area of less than 8,000 square feet: 30 percent
  • For a lot having a lot area of 8,001 to 11,000 square feet: 25 percent
  • For a lot having a lot area of 11,000 square feet or greater: 20 percent



The City of Louisville is currently considering increasing the maximum lot coverage for some properties in the Residential Estate zone district. Following a public meeting and comment period, the following options for changes will be under consideration by Planning Commission on December 13, and then City Council. Please provide feedback on these two options:

Option 1:

The maximum lot coverage for the R-E zone district shall be as follows:

  • For a lot having a lot area of less than 5,000 square feet: 35 percent
  • For a lot having a lot area of 5,001 to 9,000 square feet: 30 percent
  • For a lot having a lot area of 9,001 to 12,000 square feet: 25 percent
  • For a lot having a lot area of 12,000 square feet or greater: 20 percent

Option 2

The maximum lot coverage for the R-E zone district shall be as follows:

  • For a lot having a lot area of less than 8,000 square feet: 30 percent
  • For a lot having a lot area of 8,001 to 11,000 square feet: 25 percent
  • For a lot having a lot area of 11,000 square feet or greater: 20 percent



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