Category Archives: Small Business

Outdoor Dining and Design Guidelines for Pilot Parklet Program

 

Outdoor drawingTRIAL2color2The Planning Division has prepared design guidelines for outdoor dining to ensure quality outdoor seating areas, the appropriate use of the public sidewalks for outdoor dining and safety for pedestrians in Salt Lake City.

This project also introduces a pilot parklet program managed by the Transportation Division. A parklet is a small urban park, often created by replacing several under-utilized parking spots with a patio, planters, trees, benches, café tables with chairs, fountain(s), artwork, sculptures and/or bicycle parking. Continue reading

Recognized Community Organizations

Public Input Timeline Graphic Portrait3In July of 2012 the Planning Division began working on a rewrite of Salt Lake City Code sections relating to recognized community based organizations. To manage the project the Planning Division developed a project specific web site which chronicle the progress of the petition http://cboslc.com/.

The ordinance, adopted October 2, 2013, continues to respect and recognize the existing Community Councils, and opens the door for new groups to become recognized by The City.   Additionally, the new ordinance clearly defines the expectations of The City and Recognized Community Based Organizations. To find out more or to apply click here. Continue reading