A limited supply of sandbags are available for Alta residents and property owners in the northeast corner of the Wildcat Parking Lot. Salt Lake County has a much larger large stockpile of filled sandbags at the Public Works Sandbag Shed at 604 West 6960 South in Midvale. Salt Lake County provides 25 sandbags per vehicle, per day at this location. For more questions about sandbags, contact Chris Cawley at ccawley@townofalta.com.

If your property is experiencing or is about to experience significant flooding or inundation, please take sandbags and or call Alta Central at 801-742-3522.

Visit Salt Lake County’s Runoff Ready website for lots of information about regional preparedness for spring runoff.


April 29, 2023

The Alta Post Office will remain closed today, sorry for the inconvenience.

Municipal Election

April 24, 2023

2023 Municipal Election Notice & Information

Primary Election: August 15, 2023 (if applicable)
General Election: November 7, 2023

The following positions are to be voted upon in the town of Alta 2023 Municipal Election.

  • Council Seat At-Large, four-year term
  • Council Seat At-Large, four-year term

Dates for filing a Declaration of Candidacy:
Thursday June 1, 2023 through Wednesday June 7, 2023

A Declaration of Candidacy form must be filed in person with the Town Clerk at the Alta Town Office Building, 10201 East Hwy 210, Alta UT.
Monday – Friday between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00 pm.

More information can be found by clicking here.


April 14, 2023

Alta Post Office – open 9am-5pm today!
The Alta Post Office will have extended hours today to help everyone catch up from the road closure.  We have multiple deliveries of mail coming up the canyon.


The Alta Post Office is likely to stay closed all week.  If you have an urgent need for an essential item you believe is at the PO, please call Jen Clancy 385-707-3585 by 3pm today to discuss options.