LUZ Reports

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...

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...

SH LAND USE REPORT 2022 JUNE   At the May 11 Planning Commission, we had three items of interest to Sugar House residents: Sugar House Heights (2660 S Highland Drive) -There were some modifications to the design and materials of this home. The Planning Commission approved the...

At our April LUZ meeting, we discussed the Affordable Housing Overlay Zone, now called Affordable Housing Incentives, which is complicated and quite a lot to understand.  The revised plan is here. Comments are due by May 1!  If you have not made comments, please do...

  At our March 21 Land Use and Zoning Committee meeting (LUZ), we discussed an ADU at 617 Driggs Avenue, which is a conversion of a garage to an ADU. You can read the plans and provide a comment for me at  https://www.sugarhousecouncil.org/adu617-east-driggs-avenue/. We also...

The Harvey, a mixed-use project at 501 E 2700 South was approved by the Planning Commission on February 9.  The request was for a planned development of 15 residential and one commercial unit, in the CN (Neighborhood Community Zone) to be privately owned. You can...