Committee Reports

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...

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...

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...

Administrative Interpretation Blue Boutique - 1383 E 2100 South had a complaint that signs were too large and whether they are window signs or display windows.  The finding was that there was an overabundance of window signs and the signs should occupy  no more than...

Blue Boutique Signs - A citizen complained that the signs were too big, and the city enforced on the sign.  Signs are allowed to be 25% of a window, in this case, the signs covered 100% of the window. Larger signs must be licensed.  Signs that...

On April 11 SLC Planning Commission (PC) denied the request to close the alley at 1249 Crystal Avenue.  Here are the minutes of that meeting  This will now go to the City Council for a final decision.  We initially supported the proposal, but after reading...

Salt Lake City has withdrawn its request to have us review Text Amendments for Lot Width Standards in Multi-Family Residential Zoning Districts. Planning is going to move forward with changes to housing mitigation first.  Housing mitigation usually means if you tear down a housing unit, but don’t...

On February 14, the Planning Commission approved the townhomes at 2473 South 700 East.  The driveway was moved to the North, rather than the South side of the project, which made it more appealing. On February 28, the Planning Commission approved changes to Conditional Building and...