Floyds Fork DRO
Jefferson County Division of Planning and Development Services
a. Design subdivisions and locate structures to preserve the natural character of the
land to the greatest extent possible.
b. Areas with slopes of 20% or greater generally should not be disturbed.
c. Major subdivisions with lots that can be developed or roadways situated on slopes
of 33% or greater should be permitted only if a report prepared by a qualified geotechnical or soils engineer documents
that the proposed design will not result in hazardous conditions and certifies work during
d. Minimize cuts and fills. Necessary cuts, fills and other earth modifications should
be replanted with appropriate vegetation. Minimize the practice of terracing hillsides in
order to provide additional building sites. Structural containment of slopes should be
minimized; retaining walls exceeding six feet in height should be avoided.
For additional information regarding development and land use controls within the
Floyds Fork DRO contact the Jefferson County Division of Planning and Development
Services, 531 Court Place 9th Floor, Louisville, KY 40202, (502)
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