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

Some applications can be completed and submitted online. To apply online, go to the Citizen Access Portal and create an account.

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

Site Plan Requirements

A Site Plan is a requirement on most of our applications. To view the requirements for a Site Plan, please click here.

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.