LUZ Reports

SH LUZ REPORT 2019 APRIL

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 more about this. On April ...
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Sugar Alley 2188 South Highland Drive

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 feet of retail space.  This exceeds the 50' height allowed in Sugar House Business ...
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1937 SOUTH 1200 EAST REZONE

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 combined parcels.  If the northern parcel remains RMF 35, the city tells him those have to ...
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27th Street Collective (868 East 2700 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 will be five single-family detached ...
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ADU 2324 Green Street

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 March 18 at 6 p.m ...
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RMF-30 Residential Multi-Family Text Amendments

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, etc.)  They are introducing Design ...
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The City of Millcreek Wants to Annex The Brickyard from Salt Lake City

Many of you have heard from City Council Members, the Mayor or read in the news about an ongoing issue surrounding Salt Lake City’s Brickyard area. It is a valued and integral area that has been part of the city for more than 40 years. Last year, Millcreek officials made ...
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SH LUZ REPORT DECEMBER 2018/JANUARY 2019

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 ordinance as well as increase ...
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SH Land Use and Zoning Report 2018 November

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 street.  they requested to be ...
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Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Nov 14 2018 Planning Commission

Single Room Occupancy zone is proposed for the following areas of Sugar House, marked in the colored areas.  This will be heard on the Planning Commission Agenda November 14, 530 pm Room 326 City County Building 451 S State Street.  It is a public hearing, you will have two minutes ...
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SH LUZ Report 2018 Sept/Oct

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 the allowed percentage, and displays ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2018JULY/AUGUST

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 face the outside are subject ...
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TAG 700 Planned Development 2593 South 700 East

This is a request for a Planned Development at 2593 South 700 East.  The parcel is zoned RMF-30:  Low Density Multi-Family Residential.  The parcel is approximately 115' deep and 74' wide. Request Description: Jordan Atkin, the property owner, has submitted a Planned Development application to develop the subject property with ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2018 June

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 the PC staff report, decided ...
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