Series 22124
Bear River (Utah) Ordinances

Dates: 1906-

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

Utah municipal governments exercise their authority through ordinances (Utah Code, Unannotated, 1991, 10-3-701). The ordinances in this series are revisions or additions to the complete code, "The Revised Ordinances of Bear River Town, Utah (1906)." Book A, entitled "Ordinances and Resolutions of the Bear River Town Corporation," contains copies of ordinances passed 1906-1936. These ordinances deal with irrigation, taxation, and the regulation of public streets, pool halls, fireworks, liquor sales, and bowling alleys. They also contain franchises between the city and companies such as Utah Power and Light, Acme Water Company, a drainage company and a telephone company. Ordinances passed after 1950 are on loose paper, and deal with annexing additional property into the city, licensing businesses, public utility right of ways, and teen curfews. Several ordinances define sewer regulations. Other ordinances are agreements with Box Elder County concerning garbage pickup, 911 emergency numbe rs, and trash burning. This series contains an ordinance adopting the land management and development code.



Research Note

The loose paper ordinances include a statute passed in 1918 which defines the fees which can be assessed by the pound keeper.

Related Records

Town board minutes from Bear River (Utah), Series 10619, contain earlier codes and ordinances.

Land management and development code from Bear River (Utah), Series 23354, contains land use and zoning code, an ordinance approved by the board in 1998.

Codified ordinances from Bear River (Utah), Series 23591, contain the complete ordinances in code form as published in 1906.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Gaps in Series

This series contains no ordinances passed between 1936 and 1950.

Processing Note

Bear River ordinances were microfilmed by Utah State Archives in August 1992 and November 2000, and processed by Rosemary Cundiff in 2001.

Indexing Terms

  • Ordinances, Municipal—Bear River (Utah).
  • Bear River (Utah)—Municipal government publications.

Container List

1 1906-1936
1 1950-2000

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.