City Code Enforcement officers work to ensure that all Codes and Ordinances currently in effect for the city are abided by city business, and residents living within the city.
It is the officer’s goal to abate each situation, initially applying the simplest methods which will produce the desired compliance quickly. In most situations, once the violation has been brought to the violator’s attention, the matter is corrected.
To report what you perceive to be any Code or Ordinance violation telephone St. Matthews Code Enforcement at (502) 899-2512 or email via the Contact Us online form. Please provide as much details as possible, especially address of your concern, to assist the Code Enforcement officer in abating the situation.
Listed below are a few of the common violations reported.
A property with tall grass / weeds
Per City of St. Matthews ordinance, grass must not be taller than 8 inches. Report property with unkempt grass, You must provide the property location, along with any other pertinent information that will assist the enforcement officer in abating the situation. NOTE: If rodents have been observed, contact Louisville Metro Health Department by dialing 311 for Metro Call assistance.
A vehicle parked improperly
Report vehicles parked improperly on city streets or on residential property, such as in front yards. Parking on the street and off street in a right-of-way is permitted with some restrictions. Provide the property location, vehicle description, along with any other pertinent information that will assist the enforcement officer in abating the situation.
ATTENTION: For vehicles illegally parked in No Parking, Fire Zones or designated Handicap parking spaces, telephone the St. Matthews Police Department dispatcher at (502) 893-9000. The police officer must see the violation as it is happening. Provide the property location, vehicle description, along with any other pertinent information that will assist the police officer in abating the situation.