Author: Judi Short

We have received a Notice Letter about School District Signs.   They want to be able to add a pole sign on public and private school campuses.  No matter the zoning district, the sign must comply with these requirements. Unfortunately, they did not provide a sign.  We should...

The city is still working on a number of proposals. Homeless Resource Text Amendments, Affordable Housing Overlay, Housing Mitigation.  They are currently working on the Thriving in Place report, and  Anti-Displacement Framework Anti-Displacement Framework, The Kum and Go application is on the Salt Lake City Open...

We have a request to vacate a portion of the public alleyway at 2167 S 800 East.  The approximate length to be vacated is 160 feet.  You can see the map here.   This request is coming from the two abutting property owners. apparently, this alley is...

  We have received a conditional use request to build an ADU at the NW corner of the property at 2867 S Chadwick Street in the R1/7000 zone. This will be on the November 14 meeting of the Land Use Committee of the Sugar House Community...

On October 18, the Salt Lake City Council adopted several zoning text amendments that are important for all of us.  You have probably read about them in the newsletter or my land use reports before, because text amendments take time to write, gather feedback from...

To understand how the Community Council makes its recommendations, and the City Planning Commission makes its decision about a development project, let’s talk about how Land Use in Salt Lake City works.  First, members of the community write a master plan, which is a long...

DRIVE THROUGH in SUGAR HOUSE The Planning Commission held a discussion (not a public hearing) about whether or not a drive-through should be allowed in the CSHBD (Commercial Sugar House Business District 1 and 2) zones. After much discussion, the conversation was tabled until...

The Planning Commission (PC) approved Electric Vehicle Readiness Test Amendment on July 13.  Now on to City Council (CC) for final approval. The ADU at 1852 E 2700 South was approved by PC on 7/13. The LUZ reviewed an ADU at 535 Division Street at the July...

UPDATE:  This will be on the Planning Commission agenda September 28 at 5:30.  Here is a link to that staff report. Salt Lake City has received a request from Andrea Palmer of Live Modal, representing the property owner, seeking Conditional Use approval for a single-story, detached...