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What We’re Doing

Listed below are some of the significant proposals the Council is currently working on. View a list of recently completed items.

SLC Redistricting Process Begins

Posted on:January 13th, 2022
Every ten years following the U.S. Census, Utah law requires City Council district boundaries be redrawn. The SLC Council is starting this process and is seeking residents to serve on an independent redistricting commission. [...]

Notice Requirements for Construction in the Public Way

Posted on:January 12th, 2022
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. [...]

SLC Watershed & Legislative Water Issues Briefing

Posted on:January 10th, 2022
On Tuesday, January 11, the Council will hear from the Department of Public Utilities about the City's watershed. [...]

Racial Equity & Policing

Posted on:November 15th, 2021
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.[...]

FY2021-22 City Budget

Posted on:November 10th, 2021
The Council-approved City Budget starts July 1, 2021 and ends June 30, 2022. Budget amendments happen several times a year to reflect adjustments to the adopted fiscal year budget. Amendments may include proposed project additions and modifications. [...]

Off-street Parking Regulations

Posted on:September 20th, 2021
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

Posted on:March 28th, 2021
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. [...]

Shared Housing Proposal

Posted on:March 24th, 2021
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

Posted on:March 17th, 2021
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. [...]

Fleet Block Rezone

Posted on:December 15th, 2020
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. [...]

Affordable Housing

Posted on:January 1st, 2020
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. [...]

Northwest Quadrant

Posted on:August 30th, 2019
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

Posted on:January 2nd, 2019
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.