Archive | October, 2011

Sidewalk or Curb & Gutter Replacement

30 October 2011

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Sidewalk or Curb & Gutter Replacement

By City Ordinance, the repair or replacement of deteriorated sidewalk and curb and gutter in the public way is the responsibility of the adjacent private property owner.  Property owners can hire a contractor to accomplish the required concrete repairs, which requires a permit to work in the public way, or property owners can take advantage […]

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“Fix the Bricks”

13 October 2011

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“Fix the Bricks”

Bracing for the Big One Earthquake damage to this historic house occurred where it had settled, due partially to over-watering of the lawn. Temporary shoring prevented additional damage and the house was repaired using several of the retrofit techniques described in this brochure. Click on image to see full-size photo Prepare your house to weather […]

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East Central General Meeting – East Side Plume Clean-Up Plans

12 October 2011

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East Central General Meeting – East Side Plume Clean-Up Plans

Dear Friends & Neighbors, A quick reminder of our community meeting organized to discuss the east side Superfund site this Thursday, March 13th at McGillis (688 South 1300 East) in the dining hall from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. We have opened this meeting to everyone in the community interested in this effort. More than a […]

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ECC Ready: Make a Family Plan

11 October 2011

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ECC Ready: Make a Family Plan

“Make a Family Plan” is designed to help you put together a Family Emergency Plan in advance of a disaster. You will be better prepared to safely reunite your family and loved ones during an emergency if you think ahead and communicate with one another in advance. You will be provided with information and documents […]

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ECC Ready: Get a Kit

11 October 2011

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ECC Ready: Get a Kit

GET a KIT “Get a Kit” contains information that will help you put together a 72 HOUR EMERGENCY KIT that will meet the specific needs of your family. Salt Lake community emergency services and government agencies warn that they may not be able to respond to your needs immediately in the event of a disaster. […]

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ECC Ready: Special Needs

11 October 2011

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ECC Ready: Special Needs

Click here for the Guide for Those with Special Needs.

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ECC Ready: Shelter-In-Place

11 October 2011

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ECC Ready: Shelter-In-Place

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ECC Ready: Earthquakes

11 October 2011

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ECC Ready: Earthquakes

An earthquake is a sudden shaking of the earth caused by the breaking and shifting of rock beneath the earth’s surface. Earthquake can cause building and bridges to collapse, down telephone and power lines, and result in fires, explosions, and landslides. Earthquake can also cause huge ocean waves, called tsunamis, which travel long distances over […]

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Accessory Dwelling Units

11 October 2011

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Accessory Dwelling Units

Accessory Dwelling Units The Council voted 5-2 to allow Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), also known as mother-in-law apartments or granny flats, in single-family and multi-family zoning districts. However, only properties located within half (½) mile of an operational fixed transit stop are eligible. An accessory dwelling unit may be incorporated within or added onto an […]

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Unit Legalization

11 October 2011

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Unit Legalization

Revised Unit Legalization Guidelines with a one year sunset timeframe. Council approved this ordinance on Sept. 18 by 6-1 vote The Council voted 5-2 to allow ADUs (mother-in-law apartments) adjacent to single-family dwellings. But those accessory dwelling units must be located within a half-mile of light rail or street cars. The single-family dwellings must by […]

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