(A)   The applications for moratorium certificates shall be made to the Codes and Regulations Department at least 30 days before any construction work on the property is begun. Each application for a moratorium certificate will include or be accompanied by:
      (1)   A general description of the property.
      (2)   Proof the property is at least 25 years old.
      (3)   A general description of the proposed use of the property.
      (4)   The nature and extent of the restoration, repair, rehabilitation or stabilization and cost estimates based on bids submitted to the owner.
      (5)   If the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is on the survey of Historic Sites in Kentucky, is in a Preservation District or is designated as a landmark, a certificate of approval from the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Historic Landmarks and Preservation Districts Commission, showing compliance with the Commission's standards, must accompany the application.
      (6)   A time schedule for undertaking and completing the project.
      (7)   If the property is commercial, a descriptive list of the fixed building equipment, which will be part of the facility and a statement of the economic advantage (including expected construction employment) shall be part of the application.
      (8)   If the property is seeking qualification based on LEED certification, a copy of the registration of the building with the Green Building Certification Institute shall be part of the application.
   (B)   That in order to cover the administrative costs for the program, a fee of $40 shall be charged an applicant applying for a moratorium certificate. The $40 administrative fee may be waived at the discretion of the Director of Code Enforcement and the Property Valuation Administrator for low-income homeowners. The Office of Housing shall verify the income of applications that have received home repair funds through any Louisville Metro Government program. Twenty dollars will be transferred to the PVA to carry out his or her duties under this chapter and $20 will be retained by the Codes and Regulations Department to cover administrative costs incurred under this chapter.
(1994 Jeff. Code, § 154.04) (Jeff. Ord. 10-1983, adopted and effective 6-28-1983; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 114-2007, approved 7-2-2007; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 127-2009, approved 8-31-2009; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 45-2020, approved 3-20-2020)