Department of Community and Neighborhoods

Department and Divisions Directory


Department of Community and Neighborhoods

Mike Reberg, Director
451 South State Street, Room 404
PO Box 145486 
Salt Lake City UT 84114-5486
Building Services
Orion Goff, Director
451 South State Street, Room 215
PO Box 145490
Salt Lake City UT 84114-5490 
Most building, demolition and home improvement projects require a building permit. It is the responsibility of the homeowner or contractor to ensure that permits are received before beginning the work. The cost of the permit varies based on the type of work being completed. The Building Services Division serves the community by providing a wide range of services including building and site plan reviews, zoning information, zoning maps, access to the City's Zoning Ordinance as well as building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical permits. This Division also includes Civil Enforcement, which enforces housing and zoning ordinances, including snow and weed removal.
Civil Enforcement:
349 South 200 East 
Salt Lake City UT 84114
Jeff Snelling, City Engineer
349 South 200 East, Sixth Floor
PO Box 145506
Salt Lake City UT 84114-5506

Housing & Neighborhood Development Division (HAND)

Melissa Jensen, Director
451 South State Street, Room 406
Salt Lake City UT 84114
Housing and Neighborhood Development offers housing programs including low interest housing rehabilitation loans, first time homebuyer programs, housing development gap financing for affordable and special needs projects, free property inspections, federal grants programs, neighborhood matching grants, a small business revolving loan fund and the City's Weed and Seed strategy. 

Planning & Zoning  Division

Nick Norris, Director
451 South State Street, Room 406
PO Box 145480 
Salt Lake City UT 84114-5480 
The Planning and Zoning division evaluates zoning and zoning map amendment requests; prepares the City's master plans and small area plans and updates; enforces the zoning ordinances; recommends action on requests for conditional use permits; participates in the review of site plans; and administers the subdivision and zoning ordinances. It is also charged with preserving and enhancing the City's natural, historic and architectural resources. 

Transportation Division

Jonathan Larson, Director
349 South 200 East, Suite 150 
PO Box 145502
Salt Lake City UT 84114-5502 
The Salt Lake City Transportation Division plans, operates and maintains the City's electronic transportation communications system and works to provide safe and convenient transportation corridors for vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians within the City. They oversee the planning and design of the city streets, the Transportation Master Plan, city permit parking, street lighting and public parking lots.