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Report an out of service streetlight

Streetlights throughout St. Matthews are serviced by the Louisville Gas & Electric company. If you know of a streetlight that requires service, dial (502) 589-3500 to reach the outdoor lighting department of the Louisville Gas & Electric company or to report online click this link . LG&E’s business hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday thru Friday. You will need to provide them with the street name and closest business or residential address to the light pole being reported for service.

New streetlight installation

Residents desiring street lights on their residential block should contact the City Administration office. Please provide the block(s) on the street that appears to need lighting.

A representative of the city will contact the outdoor lighting department of the Louisville Gas & Electric Company (LG&E) who provides lighting service to our city.  The city will request that a LG&E professional lighting consultant visit the area to determine if the installation of a street light(s) is warranted. Should the LG&E consultant recommend lighting, he will additionally determine how many lights will be required to properly light the area and the exact placement of the light poles. Residents may not select light pole installation locations.

Once the LG&E recommendation has been confirm by the city, the street light installation will be approved by the city and an order placed with LG&E to install the light(s) .

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