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Statutory References

for Utah Cities and Towns

The statutory references listed below refer the code user to state statutes applicable to Utah cities and towns. They are current through the 2015 First Special Session.

General Provisions

Creation of municipal corporations. Art. XI, § 5 of the Utah Constitution

Incorporation. U.C.A. § 10-2-101 et seq.

Classification. U.C.A. § 10-2-301 et seq.

Annexation. U.C.A. § 10-2-401 et seq.

Consolidation of municipalities. U.C.A. § 10-2-601 et seq.

City powers generally. U.C.A. § 10-8-1 et seq.

Town powers generally. U.C.A. § 10-8-94

Ordinances and resolutions. U.C.A. § 10-3-701 et seq.

Actions for violation of ordinances. U.C.A. § 10-7-65 et seq.

Punishment for ordinance violations. U.C.A. §§ 10-3-703, 10-8-84

Civil municipal ordinance violation administrative procedures. U.C.A. § 10-3-703.7

Jails and workhouses. U.C.A. § 10-8-58 et seq.

Election Code. U.C.A. Title 20A

Administration and Personnel

Election of governing body. U.C.A. § 10-3-201 et seq.

Officer eligibility and residency requirements. U.C.A. § 10-3-301

Vacancies in offices. U.C.A. § 10-3-302

Meetings of governing body. U.C.A. § 10-3-502 et seq.

Ordinances and resolutions. U.C.A. § 10-3-701 et seq.

Municipal administration. U.C.A. § 10-3-801 et seq.

Appointed officials and their duties. U.C.A. § 10-3-902 et seq.

Municipal Officers and Employees Ethics Act. U.C.A. § 10-3-1301 et seq.

Fire department. U.C.A. § 10-8-55

Civil service commission. U.C.A. § 10-3-1001 et seq.

Personnel rules and benefits. U.C.A. § 10-3-1103 et seq.

Revenue and Finance

Uniform Fiscal Procedures Act for Utah Cities. U.C.A. § 10-6-101 et seq.

Uniform Fiscal Procedures Act for Utah Towns. U.C.A. § 10-5-101 et seq.

Appropriations. U.C.A. § 10-8-2

Adoption of Utah Procurement Code authorized. U.C.A. § 10-7-86

Local Sales and Use Tax Act. U.C.A. § 59-12-201 et seq.

Actions to recover special taxes. U.C.A. § 10-7-32

Local Government Bonding Act. U.C.A. § 11-14-101 et seq.

Local taxation of utilities limitation. U.C.A. § 11-26-1 et seq.

Utah Refunding Bond Act. U.C.A. § 11-27-1 et seq.

Warrants and bonds. U.C.A. §§ 10-8-6 and 10-8-7

Specific city powers. U.C.A. § 10-8-1 et seq.

Business Taxes, Licenses and Regulations

Business licensing and regulation by cities. U.C.A. §§ 10-1-203, 10-8-4, 10-8-42 et seq., 10-8-66

Alcoholic Beverage Control Act. U.C.A. Title 32B

Pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers. U.C.A. § 11-6-1 et seq.

Health and Safety

Cooperation with county health department. U.C.A. § 10-7-3

Abatement of weeds and garbage. U.C.A. § 10-11-1 et seq.

County and Municipal Fireworks Act. U.C.A. § 11-3-1 et seq.

Combustibles and explosives. U.C.A. § 10-8-56

Miscellaneous health and safety powers. U.C.A. § 10-8-44 et seq.

Hospitals. U.C.A. § 10-8-90 et seq.

Public Peace, Morals and Welfare

Utah Criminal Code. U.C.A. Title 76

City powers generally. U.C.A. § 10-8-41 et seq.

Vehicles and Traffic

State traffic code. U.C.A. Title 41

Regulatory powers of local authorities. U.C.A. § 41-6a-208

City traffic regulations. U.C.A. § 10-8-30

Pedestrian Mall Law of Utah. U.C.A. § 10-15-1 et seq.

Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places

Contracts for public improvements. U.C.A. § 11-39-101 et seq.

Playgrounds. U.C.A. § 11-2-1 et seq.

Local Government Bonding Act. U.C.A. § 11-14-101 et seq.

Cemeteries. U.C.A. § 10-8-62

Utah Residential Rehabilitation Act. U.C.A. § 11-25-1 et seq.

Numbering houses and lots. U.C.A. § 10-8-31

Public Services

Water, lighting and sewers. U.C.A. §§ 10-7-4 et seq.; 10-8-14 et seq.

Sale of power plants. U.C.A. § 10-7-15 et seq.

Contracts for public improvements. U.C.A. § 11-39-101 et seq.

Sewage systems. U.C.A. §§ 10-8-38, 11-8-1 et seq.

Waterworks. U.C.A. § 10-8-15 et seq.

Cemeteries. U.C.A. § 10-8-62

Public transportation. U.C.A. § 10-8-86

Utah Public Transit District Act. U.C.A. § 17B-2a-801 et seq.

Prohibition on sale of waterworks or rights. Art. XI, § 6 of the Utah Constitution

Buildings and Construction

Building Inspector and Factory Built Housing Licensing Act. U.C.A. § 58-56-1 et seq.

Other building regulations. U.C.A. § 10-8-52 et seq.

Numbering houses and lots. U.C.A. § 10-8-31

Plumbing. U.C.A. § 10-8-46

Subdivisions

Plats and subdivisions. U.C.A. § 10-9a-601 et seq.

Zoning

Zoning power of cities and towns. U.C.A. § 10-9a-501 et seq.

Appeal authority. U.C.A. § 10-9a-701 et seq.

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