LUZ Reports

SH LUZ REPORT 2022 December

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 House Page. You can ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2022 NOV

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 the community, and finalize so ...
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SHCC LUZ REPORT 2022 OCTOBER

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 process where we meet with ...
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SHCC REPORT 2022 SEPT

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 next meeting because three Planning ...
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SHCC LUZ REPORT 2022 August

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 18 meeting. You ...
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SHCC LUZ REPORT 2022 July

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SH LUZ REPORT 2022 JUNE

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 changes. For details, ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2022 May

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 so, they will be accepted ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2022 APRIL

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 discussed the proposed Affordable Housing Overlay ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2022 MARCH

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 read about the project here ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2022 FEB

Here is the Agenda for the January 26 Planning Commission. The following Sugar House items will be on this agenda: ADU Conditional Use at approximately 2900 South 900 EastADU Conditional Use at approximately 2346 S Park StreetTAG SLC Nibley Park General Plan and Zoning Map Amendments 2435 S 500 EastAlta ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2022 JAN

The City Council denied the motion to rezone the parcel at 1945 S 1300 East to RMF 45 The Planning Commission denied the request for a project at 1861 S 1300 E to add 5 townhomes to this parcel, with a smaller lot width and extra height. The City Council approved ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2021 DEC

The City Council  had a briefing  at their work session on November 16 about a  proposal  that  would  amend  the  FB-SE  (Form  Based Special Purpose  Corridor  Edge  Subdistrict)  zoning  district  to allow  for  rooftop  commercial uses above  the  second  story,  subject  to  meeting  a  height  of  30-feet.  The  proposed  amendment  ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2021 NOV

The Elm Alley vacation was approved by the City Council on October 19. Significant Water Users Text Amendment was approved by the Planning Commission on September 21, and will go to the City Council for final approval. The design of the Sugar Town Project was approved by the Planning Commission ...
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SH LUZ REPORT 2021 OCTOBER

On September 7, the City Council received a briefing about a proposal that would vacate a portion of City-owned alley situated adjacent to properties at 968 East Elm Avenue, 974 East Elm Avenue, 980 East Elm Avenue, and 2188 South 1000 East. A public hearing on the topic is Tuesday, ...
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