The City of Lincolnshire adheres to local ordinances set forth by Louisville Metro as well as the following City of Lincolnshire
specific ordinances, listed below.
Improper storage of inoperable vehicles can be a serious problem for a neighborhood. The vehicles are unsightly, clutter the
neighborhood, provide harborage for rodents and are an attractive nuisance for children. This regulation addresses two problems
associated with vehicle storage and repair:
Your vehicle is parked/stored illegally if there is:
It is the responsibility of the registered owner of the vehicle, the owner of the property, or the person in possession of the
property where the
motor vehicle is located to correct the situation or remove the vehicle.
Vehicles may not be parked in the required front or side yards except on a hard-durable surface known as a driveway. This driveway may
only be a maximum width of 20 feet.
Please see Ordinance #8, Series 1992 and the Amendment, Ordinance #1 Series 2015, above as it states the regulations
for parking or
storing of vehicles, boats, campers, recreational vehicles and trailers in the city of Lincolnshire.
Please see Ordinance #5, Series 2021 as it states the regulations for the licensure and regulations for rentals including
short term rentals in the City of Lincolnshire.
For all other rental ordinances, the city of Lincolnshire follows the rental regulations set forth by Metro Louisville and can be found at: https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/louisvillemetro/latest/loukymetro/0-0-0-64949
To learn more obout Louisville Metro ordinances visit the Louisville Metro website at
We have highlited a few of the most requested ordinances bleow.
You can find all of Louisville Metro Ordinances at:
The City of Lincolnshire maintains a list of deed restrictions. If you have questions about our current restrictions please call
the Mayor. Where we do not have restriction listed we adhere to the building codes and rules set forth by Metro Louisville.
The Metro Office of Construction reviews and issues permits for a wide variety of projects. Most building and improvement
projects require approval and a permit. If you have a specific question, we encourage you to call their office at 502-574-3321.
You can also reference Homeowners Toolbox guides for general permitting information on the process and answers to
frequently asked questions by visiting thier website at:
Please refer to Louisville Metro Ordinance for Building Regulations at:
Any changes to your driveway must be permited through Louisville Metro Goveverment.
General Driveway requirements per LDC 9.1.4: Parking for single-family residential uses and duplexes is permitted in the required front
street side yard only on a hard surface or approved semi-pervious driveway that does not exceed twenty (20) feet in width and leads to a
garage, carport, house or rear yard. Parking on approved circular driveways may be permitted as long as the circular driveway has been
approved by the Director of Public Works or designee. The circular driveway shall be constructed in accordance with Metro Public Works
Please refer to Louisville Metro, Driveway Permit Ordinance at:
You can find the Encroachment Permit Application here at:
We are committed to promoting safe, clean housing and neighborhoods. Tenants, Landlords and homeowners have certain obligations that help to make our neighborhoods good places to live. For your own personal safety, it's important to know the law
and how it affects your rights and those of your neighbors.
Please refer to Louisville Metro Property Maintance Code:
This guide lists some of your duties, https://louisvilleky.gov/government/codes-regulations/check-it-out-property-maintenance#11