Unincorporated Salt Lake County
Living in unincorporated Salt Lake County also means that city services, or municipal services, as well as fire and police services are provided by Salt Lake County. (Some cities within Salt Lake County contract with the county for some of these services as well.)
If you live in unincorporated Salt Lake County, you most likely have a Community Council that serves as a volunteer citizen group advising the county on your specific community needs.
*Learn about issues specific to unincorporated areas. Also listed are resources to contact for more information.
Municipal (city) Services Salt Lake County provides:
- Animal Services
- Engineering and Flood Control (Flood control is a countywide service because waterways exceed city boundaries.)
- Operations (Road repair, snow plowing, street signs/lights, etc.)
- Planning and Development Services
- Sanitation (Garbage/recycling pickup)
- Solid Waste (Landfill)
Salt Lake County also provides fire and police services:
There are 16 community councils representing different areas of unincorporated Salt Lake County:
- Big Cottonwood Canyon Community
- Copperton Township
- Emigration Canyon Township
- Granite Community
- Kearns Township
- Magna Township
- Millcreek Township
- Parley's Canyon Community
- Sandy Hills Community
- White City Township
- Willow Canyon Community
Community Council and Township boundary maps, and other community council information.
*A Township is a part of unicorporated Salt Lake County where citizens have increased control over planning and zoning decisions of their community. There is a separate Planning Commission for each county township.