Cardinal Planning & Design, Inc. d/b/a Cardinal Surveying is fully insured with professional, general and workers compensation insurance.  Cardinal Planning & Design is a woman owned business certified by the WBENC.

Richard S. Matheny, PLS

Richard Matheny

Richard Matheny

Richard oversees land surveying services at Cardinal Surveying.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Surveying and Mapping from the University of Florida.  He has performed or supervised land surveying activities for over 25 years in the greater Louisville Metro area.  The Company regularly performs house and patio homes stake-outs, boundary surveys, construction layout services, site plans, topographical surveys, A.L.TA surveys, condominium plats, and minor plats.

Richard served as Chairman of the Falls of the Ohio Chapter of the Kentucky Association of Professional Surveyors (KAPS) in 1998 and served as the Jefferson County Surveyor for 3 terms

Richard is licensed as a professional land surveyor in Kentucky and in Indiana.

Professional Memberships:

  • KAPS
  • NSPS

Kathryn R. Matheny, J.D.

Kathy Matheny

Kathy Matheny

Kathy oversees the company’s daily operations and coordinates the projects through the various governmental agencies.   She assists clients with the permitting process for residential and commercial construction.  She also has extensive experience in land use planning matters including Zoning Changes and variances through the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BOZA Board).

Kathy’s past experience in serving on the Louisville/Jefferson County Planning Commission for four years, sitting on the committee which drafted the present Land Development Code, attending M.S.D and other board meetings and working on a variety of housing and development related issue while serving in the Jefferson County Judge/Executive office (1999-2002), gives her extensive background in the issues which arise in land development in Louisville Metro.  Prior to her county service, she worked for nine years as an attorney for Kentucky’s Environmental Protection Cabinet primary in the field of solid and hazardous waste, air and water pollution laws.   Kathy is an attorney licensed in Kentucky and Florida.