The Planning Department oversees all land use applications in Louisville. Applications and submittal requirements for various developments are available below. Further information is available from the Planning Department, 303.335.4592.

 Public Hearing Process with Planning Commission and City Council

  • Preliminary and Final PUDs
  • Preliminary and Final Plats
  • Special Review Use
  • Easement and Right-of-Way Vacations

Public Hearing Process with the Board of Adjustment

  • Variances
  • Floodplain Development Permits
  • Use Determinations?

Public Hearings Before the Historic Preservation Commission

  • Landmarking Historic Properties
  • Demolition Permits

Administrative Review

  • Administrative PUD Amendment
  • Administrative Special Review Use
  • Minor Impact Variance
  • Over the counter permits (sheds, decks, fences)


  • Pre-Application Meeting Request Form 
  • Land Use Application (PUD, Plat, SRU)
  • Variance Application
  • Temporary Use Application
  • Floodplain Development Application
  • Wireless Telecommunication Application
  • Minor Structure Building Permit application (sheds, decks, fences)
  • Food Truck License


  • Development Review Fees
  • Building Permit Fees
  • Water and Sewer Tap Fees
  • Impact Fees
  • Public Land Dedication Fees

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