Planning and Zoning
The Planning Division seeks to preserve the past while building an enhanced future by preparing plans which produce a quality, sustainable community. The staff works with builders and developers to produce quality projects for the citizens of Logan City.
What is the General Plan?
Sometimes referred to as a Master Plan, the General Plan of the City is a document that expresses the visions of its citizens for the management of growth and development today and far into the future. The Plan has its roots in much citizen input and public participation. It describes how the city wants to grow and even what the city should look like.
What is zoning?
Zoning is the authority given to the City of Logan by the State of Utah to regulate the use, placement, spacing, and size of land and buildings. In short, zoning is intended to protect the health, safety, and welfare of properties and owners from abuses by others.
What is the Land Development Code?
The Land Development Code is the tool which most completely fulfills the goals and policies of the General Plan. The Land Development Code is enacted for the purpose of preserving and improving the public health, safety and general welfare of the citizens and businesses of the City of Logan. The provisions in the Land Development Code manage growth and development in a way that contributes positively to the quality of the community and incorporates performance standards to reduce adverse land use impacts.
Some City Facts
- Every 33 years Logan City will double in population.
- The Department of Community Development maintains more than 20,000 files of property records.
- The 2010 Census lists Logan City's population as over 52,000.