November Board Meeting will be Virtual

Due to current COVID guidelines, the City of Westwood Board meeting will be held virtually via Zoom.

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Join us: Social Committee!

Several residents have expressed an interest in more social events here in Westwood!

Commissioner Nancy Vinsel has offered to head a new ad-hoc committee of residents to plan and host events. We’d like to hear from you! If you are interested, please email Nancy and get involved.

Large Item Pick-up

The City-wide Large Item Pick-up: November 12.

To prepare for the Large Item pick-up, please visit the Republic Services website:

If you need Bulk Waste/Large item pick-up before then, please contact Republic Services at: 502-638-9000

City of Westwood Directory Update

The City will be publishing an updated directory soon. Please

visit the city website and update your information.

2020 Recycling Schedule

The City recycles on the ODD week.

2020 Recycling Calendar.pdf

Westwood's Reach Alert Emergency Notification System

The City uses Reach Alert to send emergency messages or pertinent information about Westwood business that residents need to know.

The registry is FREE for all residents and can handle any amount of contact data from each household in the form of e-mail, telephone messages and/or cell phone text messages.

The system will maintain your privacy and you will only receive messages from the City Commissioners in times of public need.

You can register on-line with a simple 3-5 minute process by going to: and using the "Create an Account" box.


If you do not have a computer and wish to register, Simply Call the toll free number at Reach Alert. They will register you in seconds. If you do not use text messages, no problem, they will make sure you receive a voice call. Note: Caller ID will show the caller as Nancy Lambert.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the customer service people at Reach Alert. Their contact information is listed below:

Ken Weber, COO – Reach Alert; (877) 307-9313; (502) 235-9697 (cell)

Please contact your City Commissioner if you have any questions or need assistance!


Solicitation in Westwood

Under Louisville Metro Ordinance No. 57-2009, Am. Ord. 210-2011, any person who conducts house-to-house selling or taking orders for goods or services, must have a Louisville Metro Peddler License. Any person, firm, or corporation desiring to secure a license as a peddler or vendor shall make written application, under oath, on a form provided by the Department of Codes and Regulations. No license is required for any member(s) of a religious, charitable, health, welfare, educational, political or youth service organization selling goods or services to raise funds for their organization.

Vendors in Westwood must also obtain a Westwood Solicitation Permit. Once issued, a Westwood permit is good for one year.

The Permit Application is attached to this post and must be approved and signed by the Mayor. If a Vendor comes to your residence and does not have both permits, they cannot conduct business in the City.

solicitation permit updated 2019.docx