Salt Lake City

Mayor's Office

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Press Releases

Salt Lake City launches new web presence with

Posted on: June 20th, 2018

As part of a multi-year project to improve the service experience for Salt Lake City residents and businesses, Salt Lake City formally launched a new and improved city website today. The new replaces the City’s old website previously found at The new site was soft launched three weeks ago. The City’s website is […]

Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case

Posted on: June 4th, 2018

“I am disappointed and surprised by the Supreme Court’s ruling today. The Court had the opportunity to reaffirm the long-standing principle in this country that businesses should be open to all people. With that said, I am also relieved that the Court was extremely narrow in their decision focusing on particular actions in the Colorado […]

Salt Lake City cuts the time to get permits by nearly a half

Posted on: June 4th, 2018

David Heiblim launched several Este Pizzerias and recently opened The Dispensary at 54 West 1700 South. The Dispensary is a unique restaurant that relies on locally produced ingredients and treats food as medicine. But getting a permit can be tricky for a homeowner or even a veteran business owner.   Heiblim faced some setbacks getting some […]

More Salt Lake City residents and visitors are taking care of parking tickets online

Posted on: May 29th, 2018

More than 7,500 people have taken care of parking tickets and other civil citations online since Salt Lake City began offering hearings on the internet a year ago. The Parking and Civil Citation hearing portal was launched on May 8, 2017. Sixty percent of all hearings are now being done online instead of having the […]

Salt Lake City selects artist Rifik Anadol to propose design for Regent Street public art

Posted on: May 21st, 2018

The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) and Salt Lake City Arts Council announced its invitation to media artist Refik Anadol to submit a public art proposal for Regent Street, the newly revitalized north-south mid-block street located between Main and State Street and 100 and 200 South. The commission of a public artwork designed […]

Salt Lake City officially launches the Funding Our Future Dashboard

Posted on: May 17th, 2018

Today, Salt Lake City officially launched the Funding Our Future dashboard. The online dashboard tracks funding from the recently passed half a percent sales tax increase and displays specific dollar allocations to be used for community-identified critical needs: affordable housing, neighborhood security, streets and infrastructure, and transit. “The Salt Lake City Council and I are […]

Salt Lake City’s Economic Development Director volunteers to assist with economic recovery in Florida

Posted on: May 14th, 2018

Natural and man-made disasters have devastating impacts on local communities. In response to the increase in disasters, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has developed a program of disaster preparedness and post-disaster economic recovery directed at economic development organizations, chambers of commerce, local businesses, and other economic recovery stakeholders. Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic […]

Salt Lake City hosts national lacrosse championship

Posted on: May 7th, 2018

Thirty-two of the nation’s top collegiate men’s lacrosse teams are descending on Salt Lake City this week to earn bragging rights as the best in the U.S. Two Utah teams are competing in the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) national championship—University of Utah is ranked number two and BYU is number seven. THE MCLA National […]

Salt Lake City joins counties, cities, and towns throughout the country to celebrate Economic Development Week

Posted on: May 7th, 2018

National Economic Development Week was created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in 2016 in order to increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life. In its second year, Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development (SLC DED), alongside our industry and business partners, […]

Local restauranteur opens new, first-of-its-kind experiential restaurant in Salt Lake City

Posted on: May 2nd, 2018

The owner of Este Pizza in Salt Lake City wants to take your dining experience to a new level, which prompted him to open The Dispensary, a unique dining establishment you won’t find anywhere else. The new eatery utilizes 986 square feet of space at 54 West 1700 South (same building as Sweet Lake Biscuits […]