Summary of Restrictions & Regulations



All household pets shall be at all times, (except exercise, at which time they are to be placed on a leash) confined to the lot occupied by the owner of such pet.


No trailer, truck, commercial vehicle, camper trailer, camping vehicle or boat shall be parked or kept on any lot at any time unless housed in a garage or basement. No trailer, boat, truck, or other vehicle shall be parked on any street for a period in excess of twenty-four (24) hours.


No sign advertising, or for any purpose, shall be displayed on any lot, or on a building or structure on any lot, except one (1) sign for advertising the sale or rent thereof. Said sign shall not be greater in area than nine (9) square feet.

Property Maintenance

It shall be the duty of each owner to keep the grass on the lot properly cut, to keep the lot free from weeds and trash, and to keep it otherwise neat and attractive. No landscape planting shall obstruct the view of vehicular traffic.

Construction - New Homes, Additions & Detached Garages

No building or addition shall be erected on any lot until construction plans, specifications, and a plan showing the grade elevation and location of the structure are approved in writing by Louisville Metro Government and the City of Riverwood. At the time of approval, the owner shall deposit an amount of no more than five hundred dollars with the City of Riverwood to insure that the finished construction complies with all regulations. No outbuilding, trailer, basement, tent, shack, garage, or barn shall at any time be used as a residence temporarily or permanent.

Architectural Review Ordinance

As the Summer of 2004, homeowners intending to have exterior renovations or additions performed to their property are required to obtain a permit for the construction from City of Riverwood's Architectural Review. Please contact Robert Vice, 2100 Starmont Rd (502) 897-6664, to initiate the architectural review.


No fence or wall may extend toward the front or street side property line beyond the front of the residence or in any way obstruct the view of roadways. It is also suggested that the owner discuss such plans with the adjacent neighbors.

Swimming Pools

Must comply with Louisville Metro Government Rules & Regulations.