Series 4900
Salt Lake City (Utah). City Recorder Ordinances

Dates: i 1851-

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

Ordinances are laws created by the city council. They are enactments which govern and maintain the operation of the city for the peac, benefit, and regulation of the municipality. Each separate law may carry a penalty or fine and must not conflict with The Utah State Constitution or The United States Constitution. Each ordinance is discussed in open council meetings, and take effect 20 days after being passed. Ordinances deal with the employment of elected and appointed officaisl; vehicles and traffic control; water use adn allocation; fire and police protection; business and merchant regulation; and the establishment of fees and fines for city services.


Numerical by ordinance number.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

Access Restrictions

Microfiche holdings require staff assistance due to fewer reference copies. Handle masters under supervision.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

Microfiche processed by Rebekkah Shaw under the National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant to the Utah State Archives and Records Services for the Utah Microfiche Backlog Project (Grant No.: NAR10-RB-50086-10). July 2010 - December 2011

Indexing Terms

  • Municipal government--Utah--Salt Lake City.
  • Municipal government--Utah--Salt Lake City--Fees.
  • Water use--Utah--Salt Lake City.
  • Traffic regulations--Utah--Salt Lake City.
  • City planning--Utah--Salt Lake City.
  • Police patrol--Utah.
  • Fire fighters--Utah.
  • Commercial law--Utah.
  • Salt Lake City (Utah)--Traffic.
  • Salt Lake City (Utah)--Officials and employees.

Container List

1 1921-1929

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.