City of South Salt Lake


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Operations in response to COVID-19
In light of recent developments surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) warnings and to protect our staff members and the general public, the South Salt Lake Community and Economic Development Department will be taking proactive measures to limit the spread of the virus until further notice. The South Salt Lake Community and Economic Development Department will be closed to the general public until further notice. All staff will continue to be available through email and phone. During this time, staff will be working remotely.
Application Submittals & Payments
Applications are available upon request or via the city website. 
Complete Building Permit and Right of Way Permit Applications may be submitted to 
Complete Business License Applications may be submitted to or
Complete Planning & Zoning Applications may be submitted to or

*** Hard copies of applications and required plans may be submitted via mail or dropped in the Community Development bin drop outside the north doors of City Hall Monday thru Thursday 11 am to 2 pm. ***

*** All payments may be submitted via mail or phone. No in person payments are accepted. ***

All inspections shall be called in to the inspection line at 801-483-6032. Inspections will be prioritized and assigned accordingly.





Our mission is to provide services that encourage quality of life while assuring safety. We come to work each day prepared to build partnerships with residents, business owners and developers, while reforming from being solely regulatory to building the community through planning, outreach, innovation, job knowledge and mutual respect.

The Community Development Department is made up of three parts: building permits, business licensing, and planning. 

Thank you for your interest in the City of South Salt Lake. Please contact us with any questions.

Request for Government Records (GRAMA)

The Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA) was established by the State of Utah to set statutory standards in maintenance and handling of governmental records. Any citizen can make what is called a GRAMA request to any Utah government official or agency. You may download a GRAMA Request form here. Please return the completed form to the City Recorder's Office. 


















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Office hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Community Development Director
Alexandra White

Deputy Director
Sean Lewis


Building Permits
Jody Engar
Permit Technician

Kerryn Talbot
Permit Technician

Jim Hignite
Building Official

Jeff Banman
Building Inspector

David Chipman
Business/Building Inspector

Drew Dorrance
Building Inspector

Business Licensing
Karla Slick
Business License Official

Tracy Swenson
Business License Technician

Planning and Zoning
Jeff Attermann
City Planner

Taylor Greenwell
City Planner