Series 84865
Eureka (Utah) Ordinances and resolutions

Dates: i 1893-

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

Scope and Content

This series contains copies of ordinances and resolutions passed by the city council. Ordinances have the effect of law and govern a variety of activities in the city, including business licensing, sale of liquor, building codes, zoning, and regulations of streets, sewers, etc. In some cases ordinances are created to address important city business, such as the adoption of annual budgets. Resolutions are used to create city policy, formalize decisions, and make formal statements of opinion.

The series also includes a number of proclamations, typically statements designating a day or week to honor a particular activity or aspect of community life.


Chronological by by adoption date.

Related Records

Revised Ordinances from Eureka (Utah), Series 84937, contain the 1920 codified and published city ordinances.

City Council minutes from Eureka (Utah), Series 85014, contain a record of the meetings in which the ordinances and resolutions in this series were adopted.

Custody History

The City of Eureka transferred the records in this series dating from 1901 and 1925-2013 to the State Archives in 2015.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

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

When records in this series came to the State Archives in 2015 it was apparent that records were incomplete. In addition to the fact that there were no ordinances or resolutions for the period between 1914-1925, I appeared that some were missing in other years as well.

Processing Note

Records in this series dating from 1893-2013 were archivally processed by Alan Barnett in May 2016.

Indexing Terms

    Container List

    n/a 1 n/a n/a Ordinance Book 1; 1893 Jan-1914 Jan
    2 n/a 1 1 Ordinance Respecting Public Water Course; 1901 Jul
    2 n/a 1 2 Ordinance Book; 1925 Sep-1969 Nov
    2 n/a 1 3 Ordinances and resolutions; 1920-1929
    2 n/a 1 4 "Index to Ordinance Book No. 1"; 1931 Dec-1954 Jan
    2 n/a 1 5 Ordinances and resolutions; 1930-1939
    2 n/a 1 6 Ordinances and resolutions; 1940-1949
    2 n/a 1 7 Ordinances and resolutions; 1950-1959
    2 n/a 1 8 Ordinances and resolutions; 1960-1969
    2 n/a 1 9 Ordinances and resolutions; 1970-1979
    2 n/a 1 10 Ordinances and resolutions; 1980-1989
    2 n/a 1 11 Ordinances and resolutions; 1990-1994
    2 n/a 1 12 Ordinances and resolutions; 1995-1999
    2 n/a 1 13 Ordinances and resolutions; 2000-2004
    2 n/a 1 14 Ordinances and resolutions; 2005-2009
    2 n/a 1 15 Ordinances and resolutions; 2010-2013

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