Author: Judi Short

Sugar House Business District Design Guidelines - we have been talking about this for at least four years.  In our Sugar House Master Plan of  2005, the design guidelines were listed on the last two pages, but not all of them were codified.  This is...

Sugar Town – The rezone of the old Snelgrove parcels at 850 and 870 East 2100 South was approved July 20 by the Salt Lake City Council.  It is now CSHBD-2.  The building design will hopefully be coming up on the Planning Commission in August. ...

The August 25 meeting of the SLC Planning Commission had three projects of interest to Sugar House.  First was the request to allow Rooftop Commercial Uses In FB-SE Zone (Form-Based Special Purpose Streetcar Edge).  You can read the proposal, including the staff report here.  This...

  The Mayor has initiated a petition to amend the zoning ordinance regulations pertaining to land use that use significant amounts of water in the City. The ordinance is intended to do the following: Prohibit new land uses that would likely consume more than an annual...

UPDATE:    The Planning Commission approved this project.  Based on the information in this staff report, Staff recommends that the Planning Commission approve the Conditional Use request as proposed, and subject to complying with the following conditions:  1. The applicant shall install a six-foot-tall fence made...

1844 E 2700 S Hargrave PUD (Planned Unit Development) was approved by PC  6/9/2021. Request was to subdivide lots at 1844 and 1852 into three lots and create the third lot in the rear of 1852 E 2700 South.  The new lot would have only...

 The City is proposing an amendment to the Design Review Ordinance. The purpose of the proposed changes is to clarify which standards of review apply to different design review applications. Some modifications require a review only of the relevant design review standards related to the...

UPDATE:  This is on the Planning Commission Agenda August 25, 2021, here is a link to the staff report. If you want to watch the meeting or make a comment to the Planning Commission, here are instructions:  http://www.slcdocs.com/Planning/Planning%20Commission/2021/08.August/PC08.25.2021AMENDEDagenda.pdf TECH-RELATED LAND USES TEXT AMENDMENT Salt Lake City is...

 Salt Lake City’s Sustainability Department is proposing a zoning text amendment to the City’s Off-Street Parking chapter to include new standards for electric vehicle-ready (EV-ready) infrastructure for multi-family new-construction properties.  The proposed additional requirements stipulate that a minimum of 20% of on-site parking spaces be constructed...

At the May 17 LUZ meeting, we reviewed a proposed ADU at 738 E 1700 S, which was received favorably. We also reviewed a potential rezone at 1945 S 1300 East, which would change the parcel from RMF 35 to RMF 45. The owner wants to demolish the...