Author: Judi Short

On March 27, the Planning Commission had a briefing on the city’s new update regarding Mitigation of Housing Loss.  This is a way to get some money from developers when they remove existing housing, and would go into the Housing Trust Fund.  We will hear...

UPDATE:  This project will begin construction about March 1, 2020. This is a request for Conditional Building and Site Design Review  (CMSDR) approval to build an eight story mixed-use building.The development is proposed to be approximately 85' in height and include 186 apartments and 16,000 square...

UPDATE: This project was approved by the Planning Commission in January 2020. The petitioner owns two lots:  1937 South 1200 East, which is currently zoned RMF 35, and the lot to the south zoned RMF 45. He wants to build 14-16 for rent townhomes on the...

In December 2018, the Planning Commission had a briefing on the Sugar House Business District Design Standards http://www.slcdocs.com/Planning/Planning%20Commission/2018/00210Memo.pdf  There was an OPEN HOUSE on Wednesday, March 6 from 5-7 p.m. at the new Sugar House Fire Station #3. The station is located at 2425 South...

We saw this proposal several years ago, on the corner of 900 East and 2700 South, minus the small apartment building and the billboard.  It was approved, but because they didn't build it in time, that approval has expired and they need to reapply.  This...

The first Accessory Dwelling Unit to be reviewed in Sugar House.  2324 Green Street, this will be an internal Accessory /dwelling Unit in the basement of an addition to this address.  See the description, and come to the SHCC Land Use and Zoning meeting Monday...

This is the first of a number of rewrites the city is doing to the various residential zones in our city.  The plan is to remove local zoning barriers to housing development such as density limitations and ineffective lot dimensional requirements (Lot width, oversized setbacks,...

UPDATE NOVEMBER 6, 2019 The Salt Lake City Council Office will provide an update to the Salt Lake City and Millcreek Boundary adjustment. The City Council will hold a public hearing on a new proposal that incorporates the area bounded by 1300 East, Highland Drive, Miller...

January 23, 2019 - The Planning Commission forwarded a  positive recommendation to the City Council for the Early Notification Text Amendment -  related to early notification and public participation in planning processes. The purpose of the proposed changes is to clarify the language in the...

On October 24, the Planning Commission approved a change to the Cottage Courts development at 3075 S 900 East.  They were approved to build 8 homes on 900 east, off a street down the middle, with only the two houses on 900 East facing the...