Series 27373
Alta (Utah) Planning Commission minutes

Dates: 1972-

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

Scope and Content

These are minutes of the Planning Commission in the Town of Alta. The function of the planning commission is to author and approve the General Plan for the Town of Alta with the Town Council. The Town of Alta General Plan was adopted by the Town Council on Thursday November 10, 2005.

The Town of Alta was incorporated on August 20, 1970. Planning Commission members are appointed by the town council to promote and coordinate comprehensive long-range planning, growth-management, and environmental protection, and make recommendations to the town council. The seven-member commission considers land use planning matters including proposals to adopt or amend a general plan or zoning ordinance and approve use permits and variances. Recurring issues and other topics of discussion before the Alta Planning Commission include the general plan, ordinances, zoning, subdivisions, planned unit development (PUD), conditional use permits, and the base facilities zone. Minutes of both regularly scheduled meetings and executive sessions are included in this series. Since November 2007, meeting minutes have been posted on the town web site (



Related Records

Council minutes from Alta (Utah), Series 27363, include council direction to and input from the planning commission.

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.

Processing Note

Archival processing was completed by W. Glen Fairclough, Jr., in 2010.

Indexing Terms

Container List

1 1972 Feb 4-1991 Dec 31; Regularly scheduled meetings
2 1992 Jan 14-2007 Nov 20; Regularly scheduled meetings
3 2007 Dec 13-2009 Jun 18; Regularly scheduled meetings
4 1999 Mar 3-2003 Feb 11; Executive sessions (Restricted Access)
5 2004 Apr 17-2009 Nov 10; Executive sessions

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.