Planning And Zoning

Planning, zoning and development is responsible for administering adopted plans and standards for all aspects of land use in the City of South Salt Lake.

The DOWNLOADS links to the right are established to provide information, services and forms related to land use and development.

Prior to filling out and submitting an application please speak to one of our staff members. This will ensure the form you are filling out is the correct one.

Currently, downloaded applications are not available to be submitted through the website. You can, after filling out the application, save and send via e-mail. Please e-mail applications to

The applicant must submit copies of the development plans to be reviewed by the city in accordance with the terms of the South Salt Lake Municipal Code. Once plans are submitted, they are subject to compliance reviews by various city departments and may be returned to the applicant for revision if the plans are found to be inconsistent with the requirements of the city code. All applications shall be reviewed in accordance with §17.10.010 of the South Salt Lake City Code and all other applicable city ordinances. Application submission in no way guarantees placement of the application on any particular agenda of any city reviewing body. Applications for subdivisions, conditional use permits, and zoning ordinance or map amendments are due at least 14 days prior to the next hearing date before 11:00 a.m. The Planning Commission meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. It is recommended that all applications and checklist items be submitted well in advance of any anticipated deadlines.                

Thank you for your interest in our city. 

Public Meetings and Hearings

Click here for information on the next public meeting or hearing.

Click Here for information on the next Planning Commission Meeting 

Grandfathering Questionnaires

Click here for information regarding a request to establish a multifamily residential duplex as a legal non-conforming use at 3087 South 500 East.

Click here for information regarding a request to establish a multifamily residential duplex as a legal non-conforming use at 3201 South West Temple.

Click here for information regarding a requiest to establish an equipment storage yard as a legal non-conforming use at 3116 South Washington Avenue and 253 West Gregson Avenue. 

Predevelopment Consultations

To aid you in navigating the development and permit process, South Salt Lake offers free predevelopment consultants on Wednesday afternoons, starting at 3:00 pm. This is your opportunity to meet with a Planner, a Building Inspector, a Public Works inspector, and the Fire Marshal, who can answer questions regarding your project or plans. The meetings are open to property owners, developers, architects, engineers, and brokers.

To schedule a 30-minute predevelopment consultation, contact Hayley Pratt (801-483-6011) or Francis Lilly. (801-412-3224). Please fill out and submit the Predevelopment Intake Form and all of the specified documents prior to the scheduled meeting date.


South Salt Lake Landscape Handbook

Please click here for the South Salt Lake Landscape Handbook.

Waste Enclosure Information

Please click on the links below for information on the new waste enclosure requirements. If you have any questions please phone Michael Florence or Francis Lilly at the numbers above.

Hardship Waiver

Waste Enclosure Ordinance

Waste Enclosure Design Guidelines

Updated: 23 September 2014