Ranked Choice Voting
The Council is discussing Ranked Choice Voting, which is a system where voters can use their ballot to not only vote for their preferred candidate, but also indicate their backup choices.
Based on State Law, if Salt Lake City wishes to join the Ranked Choice Voting pilot program, the City has until May 9 to notify the Lieutenant Governor’s Office. [...]
FY2021-22 City Budget
The Council’s annual City budget discussions for the fiscal year 2021-22 begin in May. The discussions kick off with the Mayor’s recommended budget presentation on Tuesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. and end with a vote in mid-to-late June. Learn more.
Racial Equity & Policing
The Council and Mayor are working jointly to move full speed ahead on several fronts at once to address this issue.
We are committed to continuing the conversation surrounding race and equity.[...]
Off-street Parking Regulations
The Council is reviewing a proposal to update current regulations for off-street parking within Salt Lake City.
The Mayor's Administration says it is proposing the updates to align with the goals of Plan Salt Lake and the various neighborhood master plans, reflect best practices and current market trends for parking, and simplify rules to be more user-friendly and easier to implement. [...]
Small Cell Wireless Facilities
In early March, the Council received a briefing about the legal framework governing small cell wireless facilities (5G) in the public right of way. Federal and state laws regulate many aspects of these wireless facilities. The City regulates some design standards. [...]
FY20-21 City Budget Amendments
The Council-approved City Budget starts July 1 and ends June 30 the following year. Budget amendments happen several times a year to reflect adjustments to the adopted fiscal year budget. Amendments may include proposed project additions and modifications.
Continue reading for details on the FY 2020-21 budget and budget amendments to date. [...]
Shared Housing Proposal
The Council is reviewing a proposal from the Mayor's Administration to amend sections of the City's zoning ordinance to better define Shared Housing (formerly known as Single Room Occupancy Housing or SROs) and determine appropriate locations within the City for the use. [...]
Proposed Changes to RMF-30 Zoning District
The Council is reviewing a proposal to amend the City’s zoning regarding the RMF-30 Low Density Multi-Family Residential District to remove barriers to housing development.
At the conclusion of the March 16 public hearing, the Council closed the hearing and deferred action until related proposals such as the affordable housing zoning overlay or residential housing loss mitigation plan are brought to the Council for consideration and potential adoption. [...]
Proposal to Require Notice for Permits to Work in the Public Way
The Council is currently reviewing a proposal that would require a company to give you notice if they want a permit for above-ground construction in the public way near you. [...]
Fleet Block Rezone
The Council is reviewing a proposal from the Mayor's Administration to create a new zone (Form-Based Urban Neighborhood 3) and whether to apply that new zone to the 10-acre city block located between 300 and 400 West and 800 and 900 South, also known as the Fleet Block. [...]
Since 2016, affordable housing has been a Salt Lake City Council priority.
Since then, the Council adopted the Growing Salt Lake Housing Plan and created new funding for affordable housing.
The Council continues to seek ongoing funding opportunities and partnerships with others addressing affordable housing needs throughout our County and State. [...]
The Salt Lake City Council is committed to furthering responsible economic development in the northwest area of Salt Lake City, known as the Northwest Quadrant, which consists of thousands of acres of land prime for industries such as manufacturing, distribution and warehousing. [...]
Homelessness in SLC
The Council has dedicated time and effort through legislative oversight and policy-setting authority over the last several years to supporting unsheltered community members. In addition to dedicating funds to improve access to affordable housing the Council has also allocated funding for emergency shelter and support services through the annual budget and budget amendments. Learn more.