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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Highland City's Response to COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic is ever evolving and Highland City is working hard to do its part to slow the spread. Below are the most up-to-date safeguards the City has in place.

These safeguards are based on the guidelines found in the Utah Lead’s Together Plan.

City Hall

City Hall is operating through an assisted self-service center in the lobby of the building. We encourage residents to conduct their business with the C...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Accessory Dwelling Unit / Basement Apartment Ordinance

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City Council recently passed an ordinance modifying accessory dwelling units / basement apartments in the City and establishing conditions which must be met to keep the residential character of our neighborhoods protected.

Some of these conditions include, but are not limited to the following:

  •  Accessory dwelling unit shall only be permitted in single-family homes that are owner occupied. 
  • Accessory dwelling unit shall not be permitted in detached accessory ...
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Posted on: April 13, 2020

2020: A Year of Hope Proclamation and Video

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Everyone throughout our City has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to some degree or another. During what seems like a dark time, the Mayor and City Councilmembers wanted to bring some hope to our community.

On Monday, April 13, they released a Proclamation entitled, 2020: A Year of Hope. See the full text of the Proclamation below along with a video where Highland’s Elected Officials share with Utah’s Highlander what their quarantine expe...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Highland Business Information During COVID-19

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We encourage all Highland residents to continue to support our local businesses within the guidelines set by our Health Officials during this quarantine period.

This information was submitted by the businesses and is not a comprehensive list of all commercial businesses in Highland. The below information was up-to-date as of March 31. Click on the images for a pdf version of the tables.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Referendum of the Wimbleton Subdivision Open Space Disposal and Removal of Neighborhood Option Trail

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On December 3, 2019, City Council approved the Open Space Disposal and Removal of Neighborhood Trails in the Wimbleton Subdivision.

On December 10, 2019, citizens of Highland City filed a referendum application challenging that law and ordered that it be referred to the voters for their approval at a future municipal election. In order for the law to be placed on the ballot, sponsors ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Planning Commission Brief

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View a brief on the most recent Planning Commission Meeting

Planning Commission brief for April 28, 2020:

  • The Planning Commission recommended APPROVAL for the conditional use permit and site plan for the pump station for Alpine City.
  • The Planning Commission recommended APPROVAL for the major amendment to the PD Dist...
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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Highland Fling Volunteers

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The City is already busy planning upcoming events including the 2020 Highland Fling (July 25- Aug 1). These events bring the community together and are a wonderful way to meet new people and get involved. Volunteers are crucial to their success!

If you are interested in volunteering or helping to plan these great community events, please email us at events@highlandcity.org. Please include specifics about events you are interested in and skills you would like to share.

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Recyclable Items

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Do you ever feel confused about what can go in the recycling bin? Just remember, Top 10 in the Bin!

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Historical Society

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Did you know the Highland Historical Society has a small museum in the Community Center that displays a collection of historical household items and small tools?

In addition, the Society has a large number of family and area histories available online at http://bit.ly/HC-history. The Society meets the third Wednesday of each month in the museum at 7:00PM. For more information, or to schedule a tour of the museum, ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Short Term Rental Ordinance

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City Council recently passed an ordinance allowing short-term rentals in the City and establishing conditions which must be met to keep the residential character of our neighborhoods protected.

Some of these conditions include, but are not limited to the following:

 • Owners of short-term rentals are required to have a Highland City business license and are subject to taxes and fees, including the transient room tax.  

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Fire Fuel Reduction Guide

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Many areas of Highland are a Wildland Urban Interface which are beautiful, but also run the risk of wildfires. Check out this guide and inspection checklist to help protect your home.

Fire Fuel Reduction Guide

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