General Plan & Studies

Click on the link to view the 2005 Town of Alta General Plan. The General Plan was updated in 2013 to include a vision statement (pg. 1) and Section 4.3, Town Center Commercial (page 15), and again in 2016 to include Section 4.3.A Commercial Core Plan.

Please address any comments or questions to John Guldner at or call (801)363-5105 or (801)742-3522.

Special Plans and Studies

The Town of Alta has conducted, and participated in, numerous studies on aspects of the future of Alta and Little Cottonwood Canyon. Please click the links below for downloadable .pdf-format documents:

2016 Commercial Core Plan
2016 Commercial Core Plan Appendices
2015 Town Center Concept Sketch and Massing Study
2012 Mountain Transportation Study (executive summary)
2011 Albion Basin Transportation Feasibility Study
2009 Re-thinking Alta-A Presentation by Myles Rademan (slides)
2006 Town of Alta Signage Plan
2003 Alta Economic Analysis

*note that some of these files are uploaded in lower-resolution versions; contact Chris Cawley, Assistant Town Administrator, at to access full resolution versions.

The Town of Alta Municipal Building is located on Main Street Alta, opposite the Alta Lodge.