What’s New

Tour of Utah Stage 1 Road Closure, August 12th

June 20, 2019

Stage one of the 2019 Tour of Utah professional cycling race will begin and end at Snowbird Ski Resort on Monday, August 12th. The “time trial” prologue stage will depart from Snowbird Entry 2, go up SR 210 to the top of the bypass road, descend the bypass road, and return to Entry 2. This will result in a closure of this portion of SR 210 and of the Bypass Road, and it will entail residential access restrictions in those areas between roughly 11 AM and 3 PM on Monday, August 12th. Please see the Tour of Utah website for more information. 

RFP For Interpretive Signage

May 17, 2019

Due to ommissions in the original request for proposals (RFP) for the project, the Town of Alta is issuing an updated RFP for a contractor to develop and fabricate interpretive signage along the Lower Albion Meadows Trail in Alta, Utah. Please find the updated RFP here, and please contact Chris Cawley, Assistant Town Administrator, at Ccawley@townofalta.com, or 801-742-6010, with questions. Please submit proposals by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, May 22nd. 

2019 LCC Clean Up Day

May 13, 2019

2019 Little Cottonwood Canyon Clean Up Day will take place on June 19th. The event will be similar to previous years, with a light breakfast served by the Alta Lodge from 8:45 to 9:30 AM, and a BBQ lunch with prize drawings on the Snowbird Plaza Deck. Participation is limited to Alta residents and employees and their immediate families. Please see the event notice here and contact Chris Cawley with any questions at 801-742-6010.

Municipal Election Notice

March 28, 2019

Election Notice A municipal election will be held this year for two town council positions, both four-year terms. The candidate filing period is between Monday, June 3 and Friday, June 7. Interested persons may file for office with the town clerk at the Alta Town Office, 10201 East Hwy 210, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 


Alta Planning Commission: Public Hearing on Proposed Ordinance

March 21, 2019

The Town of Alta Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 3:00pm in the Alta Community Center/Library, 10361 East Highway 210, to receive input on a proposed ordinance which makes amendments and additions to Municipal Code Title 8, Utilities, Chapter 3, Sewer Service Regulations and Title 10, Land Use Regulations. Chapter 1 (General Provisions), Chapter 2 (Enforcement), Chapter 6 (Zoning Districts A-D, and adopting E, the Albion Basin Overlay Zone), Chapter 7 (Supplementary and Qualifying Regulations), Chapter 8 (Nonconforming Buildings and Uses), and Chapter 11 (Subdivisions). For more information on the proposals, please see the Alta Planning Commission Agendas and Minutes page and view the meeting materials for the March 26th Planning Commission meeting. The regularly scheduled March Alta Planning Commission will follow the public hearing.

Alta Dog Program Update

March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 Alta Dog Program Update
(click here for full update)

Annually, the Town Council reviews the number of dog licenses to be assigned, the fees to be charged, and to authorize a drawing if applicable. In short, on 3/18/19 the Town Council took action to authorize a drawing on May 1, 2019 at noon for 6 Class A licenses and 1 Class B license.

Class A  – 27   (21 assigned / 6 unassigned)
Class B – 44   (43 assigned /  1 unassigned)
Class C – 14    (14 assigned)
Class D – 10

UDOT LCC EIS Public Comment Period open until May 3rd, 2019

March 18, 2019

UDOT recently adjusted the Little Cottonwood Canyon EIS
(S.R. 210) to focus on trailhead parking, avalanche
mitigation and trac congestion on Wasatch Boulevard.
UDOT and the Central Wasatch Commission (CWC) are
beginning a concurrent, but separate Transportation
Action Plan to address regional mobility by providing a
prioritized list of actions for future improvements in both
Cottonwood Canyons.

The study teams invite you to provide your comments on
the transportation challenges and issues that matter to
you in the Cottonwood Canyons.

Attend an open house at Cottonwood Heights City Hall on April 9th at 2019 from 4-8 PM, or visit the project website for more information and to provide comment. The scoping/public comment period closes on May 3rd, 2019.

February Planning Commission Postponed

February 20, 2019

The Alta Planning Commission meeting regularly scheduled for February 26th has been postponed until the next regular meeting on March 26th.