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The ins and outs of zoning

Zoning ordinances and regulations are laws setting limits on how you can use your property. Cities, counties, townships and other local governments use zoning laws to guide development and shape the community, usually under an overall zoning plan. Why Zoning…

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Prison Relocation Commission to Consider Two More Potential Sites

This was just released by UtahPolicy.com:   Sources tell UtahPolicy that when the Prison Relocation Commission meets Friday morning the seven members will consider two new sites for the half-billion-dollar prison – one in Tooele County and one in Utah County. The…

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Utah’s ‘Cowboy Caucus’ powerful voice for rural concerns

SALT LAKE CITY — At 7 a.m. every Friday during the Utah General Legislative Session, the Rural Caucus, often referred to as the “Cowboy Caucus,” meets to discuss potential legislation that will affect rural Utah. Popular topics revolve around land…

Provo Master Plan

Provo City Council approves master plan for downtown

PROVO — The Provo City Council unanimously approved the proposed plan for the downtown area Tuesday after making a slight revision to it. The downtown master plan is a guide for the future of downtown Provo and encompasses five planning…

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Boundary by Acquiescence

In the event that you and the adjoining landowner cannot peaceably resolve the boundary line dispute it may be necessary to hire legal counsel. If your case progresses, one of the first things a court considers is how the previous…

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Utah Farm Bureau lists ‘Issues to Watch For in 2015’

SANDY-– Utah Farm Bureau has released its list of ‘Issues to Watch For in 2015’ upon returning from the national agricultural convention for the American Farm Bureau Federation and at the start of the 2015 Utah general legislative session. Though…

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Public meeting seeks input on Mountain Accord project

MURRAY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – A major development is being discussed  which will impact the Wasatch mountains and Utah ski resorts. It’s called the “Mountain Accord.” On Wednesday night, the parties involved held a public question and answer meeting…

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Local food needs local land

Local food is becoming more popular here in Utah, but we are losing access to it. A recent Envision Utah poll found that two-thirds of Utahns want farmland preserved to provide local food but are increasingly worried about its disappearance….