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New Commercial Buildings that are over 2000 sq. feet Commercial Additions that are over 2000 sq. feet Commercial Remodels that are over 2000 sq. feet Unusual construction such as mixing building systems wood/masonry/steel as structural elements or buildings of unusual shape New Residential (Single family dwellings and duplexes)
*Commercial shall include non-residential*
The following plans generally do not need to be stamped:
Residential Additions Residential Remodels Residential Garages or Sheds (unless they meet criteria for unusual construction).
Commercial: Architectural sets Structural sets (generally w/architectural) Sets of structural calculations Sets of specifications Energy compliance forms Site plans Soils ReportsResidential: Architectural plans Site plans Sets of structural calculations if required by the Plans Examiner MEC compliance forms, completedEnergy Compliance Forms
Almost all contractors must be licensed with the State of Utah. The State of Utah requires that we confirm that the General Contractor/Builder, Electrical Contractor, Plumbing Contractor and the Mechanical Contractor are licensed. If you hire a General Contractor or Construction Company to build your home, it is their responsibility to assure West Valley City through the Contractor Verification Form that the sub-contractors are licensed.
If you are the owner and builder you are not required to have a license and you may do all the work yourself.
Insures there is no friable asbestos in the building, or that friable asbestos has been removed by appropriate means by a contractor licensed for asbestos removal. Insures that all utility lines to the building have been terminated at a safe location by the utility companies. Removes the demolished building from the State tax roles. Insures that appliances and electrical devices that might contain hazardous materials have been disposed of properly.
Request an Asbestos check and a predemolition inspection. The Asbestos contractor you hire must be approved by the State. The Asbestos Coordinator will inspect your structure to determine if your structure contains friable asbestos and/or appliances or devices with hazardous materials.
The coordinator will help you obtain an approval from the State Division of Air Quality for your demolition permit. Once the State Division of Air Quality has confirmation that no asbestos or hazardous materials exists, State Division of Air Quality will notify West Valley City.
You Must request termination of utilities as follows:
For termination of natural gas lines call Questar Dispatcher at (801) 324-5111For termination of sewer and water lines call Granger Hunter Improvement District at (801)968-3551. Utility companies will notify Misty Jenkins at West Valley City at (801) 963-3475, when all utility lines have been terminated in preparation for demolition.
Confirm with Misty Jenkins of West Valley City at (801)963- 3475 that approvals for demolition have been received by the city from: State Division of Air Quality Questar Company
Once you have confirmed that West Valley City has received all necessary approvals for demolition, you may submit your application for a demolition permit.
The West Valley City Building Inspections Division is located in room 220 at City Hall, 3600 South Constitution Blvd. Office Hours are from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, excluding holidays.
The permit can be issued immediately if the approvals have been received by the Building Inspections Division. In order to issue the demolition permit, the legal owner of the building must sign the permit application.
If the owner is using a contractor to perform the demolition, the application must contain the contractor's company name, State license number and signature of the contractor. The cost of the demolition permit is $53.00.
*If you have further questions about demolitions call Misty Jenkins at (801)963-3475
Note: State law allows a property owner to build a single family dwelling for their own use (not for sale). No contractor would be required, therefore, no contractor verification form would be required. You must own the property in order to obtain a permit for the construction of a single family dwelling, as an owner/builder.
You may have to demolish the structure if it is found that the structure is located on your property in violation of existing city ordinances. Who needs a permit?
Contact ACE Recycling and Disposal at 801-363-9995 or refer to the bulky waste pickup schedule map online.
No. Limbs must be no larger than four (4) inches in diameter and no longer than five (5) feet long. Bundles can weigh no more than 75 pounds.
Contact the West Valley City Sanitation Division at (801) 955-3720.
Redevelopment. Encourage private and public investment in previously developed areas that are blighted. Economic Development. Work with businesses to increase the jobs available in the community and the state as a whole. Housing Development. Increase the amount and variety of affordable housing within the community.
First, a blight survey area is identified for study. The study entails gathering information on the condition of buildings and improvements, the existence of hazardous materials, social factors and safety concerns.
Second, the RDA board holds an evidentiary hearing to determine whether or not all or part of the area qualifies as blighted. If an area is blighted, it is eligible for redevelopment assistance. "Blight" is a legal term defined in the Utah Neighborhood Development Act.
Third, the RDA prepares a redevelopment plan and project area budget to identify how redevelopment would be encouraged. The planning process varies in each community. Typically planning includes formal or informal discussions with property owners, investors, taxing agencies, community planners and others to identify planning objectives, strategies and implementation costs.
Fourth, the planning commission for the community reviews the redevelopment plan to assure it conforms to the community's master plan.
Fifth, the RDA board holds one or more public hearings to obtain comments and suggestions on the proposed plan and budget. The RDA board and the community council or commission then adopt, adopt with modifications or reject the plan. Adopting the plan establishes a redevelopment project area.
Sixth, if the plan includes the use of tax increment, a committee of representatives from the affected taxing agencies approves, approves with changes, or rejects the project area budget.
RDA's can use up to 20% of the tax increment generated by an economic development or redevelopment project area to encourage the development of affordable housing throughout the community. RDA's use tax increment as it becomes available to stimulate housing rehabilitation, adaptive re-use and new development within redevelopment project areas.
First, an area is targeted for economic development. This is called a "survey area."
Second, the RDA prepares an economic development plan and project area budget describing the economic development project to be accomplished as a result of RDA participation.
Third, the community planning commission reviews the plan to be certain it conforms to the community's master plan.
Fourth, the RDA board holds one or more public hearings to obtain comments and suggestions on the proposed plan and budget. The RDA board and the community council or commission then adopt, adopt with modifications or reject the plan. Adopting the plan establishes an economic development project area.
Fifth, if the plan includes the use of tax increment, a committee of representatives from the affected taxing agencies approves, approves with changes, or rejects the project area budget.
To register in person, please visit the Salt Lake County Elections Division at 2001 South State Street, Room #S1100.
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There are only four (4) holidays that garbage and recycling are not collected: Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. If your garbage day falls on one of these holidays or after the holiday during the same week, your garbage will be picked up a day later. If in doubt, put it out!
Call the West Valley City Sanitation Division at 801-955-3720.
Your green garbage container must be out on the curb by 7:00 am on your scheduled day. If you are missed because you did not have your container out on time, contact ACE Recycling & Disposal at 801-363-9995 to determine your next possible pick-up. You may put your container out the night before your scheduled garbage day. Containers must be off of the street the day following your scheduled garbage day.
Garbage cans are dumped only once a week. Do not refill container and put across the street for second pick up. If you continually have more garbage than your container will hold, you can rent an additional container.
Grass clippings may be put in your green garbage container. Bag your clippings before putting them in the container. Grass clippings will not be picked up as bulky waste.
Yes. The lid on your container must be closed. If you have excess garbage that overflows your can, a lid can only be raised six inches. If it is more than six inches the garbage will not be picked up.
Yes. Call our office at 801-955-3720 and request an additional can be delivered to your home or you can come into our office at 2805 South 3600 West and pick up a can. In either case, ONLY property owners may request the additional can. Additional cans must be kept for a minimum of six months.
If the container is damaged by abuse or misuse, you will be charged a fee of $75.00 to replace the can. Abuse and misuse includes overfilling the can, burning the can with hot coals or other hot material, paint or other hazardous materials in or on the can, etc. Be careful with what you put in your container. If the container is damaged by the contractor, there will be no charge to replace the can.
Contact ACE Recycling & Disposal at 801-363-9995. A customer response member will ask you your pickup day and record your address for the earliest possible pickup.
Your garbage and recycling pickup day can be found here.
Contact the West Valley City Sanitation Department at 801-955-3720.
Contact the West Valley City Sanitation Division at 801-955-3720 to request a new container.
West Valley City provides curbside garbage and recycling, bulky waste, neighborhood dumpsters, electronics recycling and glass recycling.
Yes. Please complete the form by clicking on the following link. Your application will be processed and you will be notified of acceptance and assigned a time and place to ride along with an officer.