LUZ Reports

SH LUZ REPORT 2020 DECEMBER

On October 28 The Planning Commission approved the Zoning Text Amendment for Restaurants in Public Lands.  https://www.sugarhousecouncil.org/city-owned-pl-parcels/ is a list of locations that could be included.This has to go to the City Council for final approval. They also approved the recommendations to the Billboard Ordinance.  This would do away with ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2019 December/January

The next Land Use and Zoning Committee will be February 10, at  the Sugar House Legacy 1212 Wilmington Avenue, Fifth Floor Fairmont Room 6-7 p.m.  The project at 21st South and 21st East, known as the Twenty Ones will be discussed.  The details of the Twenty Ones project are here ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2019 OCTOBER/NOVEMBER

THE AGENDA FOR THE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18 LAND USE AND ZONING COMMITTEE IS: 6:00 p.m. A proposal for an Accessory Dwelling Unit at 2651 Imperial Street.  You can find the plans on our website at https://www.sugarhousecouncil.org/adu-accessory-dwelling-unit-2651-e-imperial-street/ 6:30 p.m. Discussion about the Millcreek/Salt Lake City boundary changes.  See map here. https://www.sugarhousecouncil.org/the-city-of-millcreek-want-to-annex-the-brickyard-from-salt-lake-city/ *************************** UPDATE ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2019 August/September

We did not have a Land Use meeting in July or August, because there were no new projects.  Unbelievable!! On the September 16 agenda for the SHCC Land Use and Zoning Committee, we will have the project at 2166 South 900 East.  They are asking for permission to build a Bar ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2019 July

If you want to see a terrific view of what the S-line looks like from South Salt Lake all through Sugar House, click on this link:  https://www.buildingsaltlake.com/in-pictures-s-line-developments/ HERITAGE LOFTS is  a new project being built on the north east corner of 900 East and 2700 South. This is a permitted  ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2019 June

At the May 20 Land Use and Zoning Committee, we reviewed and approved an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) at 1978 Windsor Street. We also had a discussion about the Salt Lake and Sugar House Construction Text Amendments.  Bill Knowles was present to talk about the issues. On May 8, the ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2019 May

The Salt Lake City Planning Commission approved the Accessory Dwelling Unit for the property at 2324 Green Street, on April 24. At the SH LUZ Committee on April 15, we reviewed a request to have a parcel at 1937 S 1200 East rezoned from RMF-35 to RMF-45.  The petitioner, Ned ...
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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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SH LUZ REPORT 2019 MARCH

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 900 East, next to the ...
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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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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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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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SH LUZ Report 2018 May

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 replace it, you have to ...
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