LUZ Reports

At the December 9 meeting of the Land Use and Zoning Committee, we reviewed the 21 and 21 Small Area Plan.  Those in attendance were Anthony Wright Travis Hopkins, Will Kocher, Susan Koelliker, Josalyn Bates, George Chapman, Lucy Haws, Sue Ann Jones, Sheila O’Driscoll, Milton Brazelton, Patsy McNamara, Soren Simonson, Joedy Lister, Judi Short, Lynn Schwarz, Sally Barraclough, Lisa Adams, Jason Smurthwaite, John Anderson.
Dixon Building - The building was approved by the Planning Commission October 12 with conditions as to the design of the first floor along  the north and east sides. Amy and I met with the architects November 23 and we think they are moving in the right direction to get it to a more pedestrian friendly scale along those two sides.  They submitted a drawing to planning to meet their deadline, but will have a much more final drawing available before the December 14 Planning Commission meeting. Tenants still in the Highland Plaza Building won’t be out until January 30. We expect construction will begin in February or March.
On October 12, the Planning Commission approved the Dixon Medical Office Building, with conditions.The final design of ground floor details must be approved by the Planning Commission at a later date. At the bottom you will find the official Record of Decision Letter for this project. The Planning Commission also approved the Marriott Springhill Suites Hotel. The official Record of Decision letter for this project is below.
On September 14 the Boulder Ventures Project at 2189 S McClelland was reheard by the Planning Commission due to a noticing issue.  The decision was still approval, with the addition of a condition for additional signage to make sure people can get through the block and are aware that it is public open space between the buildings.
The conditions of approval are:
The Boulder Ventures project at 2189 s McClelland Avenue was approved unanimously (with a number of conditions listed in the staff report) - by the Planning Commission on  August 24. The conditions were:
The Planning Commission approved SH Fire Station design July 13.
On August 9, the City Council will hold a Public Hearing for the rezone of 2036 and 2036 South 1300 East from R/O to CB.  These lots will be used as a parking lot for a future CVS pharmacy to be built where the car wash is at 2100 South and 1300 East.
On August 10, at 7 p.m. in room 315 of the City Building, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for the project at 640 East Wilmington Avenue.  This is a proposal to build  70 town homes has been submitted to Salt Lake City for the property located at 640 E Wilmington Ave. There are 9 different structures and each of them will be 35′ in height. A total of 79 parking stalls are proposed for the residents and 9 for visitors within the development.  (see our website for details).

Present at the May 16 LUZ meeting were Judi Short, Landon Clark, Joedy Lister, Carole Straughn, Lynn Schwarz, Milton Braselton, George Chapman, Sally Barraclough, Patsy McNamara, Lisa Ramsey Adams, Rawlins Young, Aeron Day, Warren Lloyd, John Gardiner and others. The Westminster College rezone of parcels between...

Sugar House Form-based Special Purpose Corridor District  May 24 the City Council held a Public Hearing on this, and they kept the public hearing open, so people who have not yet commented can do so.  You can send an email to, or you can attend the public hearing and speak.  That is tentatively set for June 7, and they may vote on this that night.  You can find a slider to this proposal on our website
Verizon Wireless -2066 South 2100 East At the LUZ meeting April 18 , we had a presentation and the land use committee agreed to forward a favorable recommendation to the Planning Commission for an (antenna) on the top of the building at NW corner of 2100 South and 2300 East  (Former Great Harvest location). The utility box will be at the rear of the building, and this antenna will be about 10 feet high and barely visible from the street.  The LUZ took a vote and decided that this was straightforward and did not need to come to the SHCC for a presentation.  I have written a letter to the Planning Commission recommending approval.
On the March 9 Planning Commission Agenda, there was a Master Plan and Zoning Map Amendment at approximately 1964 S 900 E – A request by Cottonwood Residential to amend the master plan and zoning map designation of eight properties near the intersection of Ramona Avenue and 900 E.  The Planning Commission unanimously denied the request.  We recently received word from Salt Lake City Planning that the developers have withdrawn this request.  We don’t know if they might develop the parcels  that they already own, without asking for a rezone.