Salt Lake City


Planning Division | (801) 535-7700 |


Due to the high level of applications currently, it can take up to 3 – 4 additional weeks to process your application. 

Thank you for your understanding, we apologize for any inconvenience.

Typical Processing Timeframes

Typical Processing Timeframes vary depending on the type of application and complexity of the project. Incomplete or missing information on drawings and application forms will delay processing.

Applicants are advised to submit detailed site plans, diagrams, photographs, and written narratives that explain their projects.

Look Up the Status of an Application

Application details can be accessed at the Citizen Access Portal, by selecting the planning tab, and entering the petition number. 

Online Application Submissions

The following applications are now available to submit online through Citizen Access Portal

  • Administrative Interpretation
  • Alternative Parking
  • Appeal of a Decision
  • Determination of Non-Conforming Use
  • Historic Preservation: Minor Alteration
  • Variance
  • Zoning Verification Letter 

Follow our step-by-step guide to learn how to submit your application online. 

For any other applications, please submit in person at the City’s Planning Counter located in room 215 of the City and County Building.

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Site Plan Requirements

A Site Plan is a requirement on most of our applications.

View Site Plan Requirements.

Accessory Dwelling Units Handbook

We have designed a handbook for property owners who are interested in building an Accessory Dwelling Unit on a lot that has an existing single-family home. Our goal is to help you get started and prepare you with the basic information you need to start your process!

Accessory Dwelling Units Handbook 

This guide provides you with general information including: eligibility, ADU configurations, application process, commonly used terms, frequently asked questions, and resources.