WELCOME TO MILLCREEK, UTAH’S NEWEST CITY.

FIREWORKS ARE BANNED IN MANY PARTS OF MILLCREEK

The maps below (excerpted from the UFA’s Interactive Fireworks Restrictions Map) depict the restricted areas in Millcreek where using fireworks is prohibited by ordinance. (North is to the left.) Consistent with the UFA’s recommendations, Millcreek’s ordinance also bans fireworks in unrestricted areas of the City that are

within 300 feet of vacant lots and undeveloped land.

Click here to review Millcreek’s ordinance.

In addition, Granite School District has announced that the discharge of fireworks is prohibited on all school properties within the district.

Therefore, fireworks are prohibited:

Everywhere east of I-215 / Wasatch Blvd.

Skyline High and Millcreek Canyon Rd.

East and West of Highland Drive

Big Cottonwood Regional Park

Parleys Historic Nature Park / The Roundabouts

Jordan River Parkway

and at ALL SCHOOLS in Millcreek.

Mayor Silvestrini has made a personal plea to the citizens of Millcreek to forgo fireworks this year. He says, “It’s too hot and too dry. The safety and well-being of your neighbors requires this small sacrifice this year.”

If you decide to ignore his plea, here are some precautions:

  • Use fireworks only in locations allowed by Millcreek’s ordinance.
  • Choose a shooting site that is concrete, asphalt, or hard-packed dirt (no school parking lots).
  • Clean up combustible grass, dry leaves and brush from the shooting site.
  • Before using fireworks, water down the shooting site to a 25-foot radius.
  • Have a ready supply of water or a fire extinguisher on hand.
  • Sober adults should handle and fire the fireworks.
  • Soak used fireworks with water; don’t melt your garbage can.

Do NOT use fireworks in any prohibited area. Call 911 in the event of an emergency. Report illegal fireworks to UPD 385-743-700.

NOTICES

The annual dumpster cleanup in Millcreek will take place August 29th through September 29th.  Click here to see the dates when Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District comes to your area. You can also call them at 385-468-6325.

Repaving schedule. An interactive map that contains the current 3-year repaving schedule can be found by clicking here.  The schedule changes from time to time based on a variety of factors.  We explained those in a recent newsletter, which you can read by clicking here.

Report graffiti to Nancy White at the Unified Police Department, nwhite@updsl.org 385-468-9769.  Let’s keep Millcreek beautiful!

City Council meetings are held on Mondays at our temporary City offices at 3932 South 5th East.  If you arrive before 5:30 p.m. for a meeting, please park in the west parking lot. Generally, work meetings begin at 4:00 p.m., and regular sessions begin at 7:00 p.m.  The public is welcome to both sessions. Check each week’s agenda, posted here, for time changes and items to be discussed and considered.

Planning Commission meetings are held at 5:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at the Salt Lake County Council Chambers, 2001 South State St., N1-110. This month, on May 17th, the meeting will start at 4 p.m. to get a head start on a big agenda.

 

NEWS

PLANNING AND ZONING UPDATES

We are working on revisions to the FCOZ, C-1, C-2, and C-3, and manufacturing zones. We are also updating the conditional use chapter and adding definitions to the entire zoning ordinance.  Click here to read more.

COUNCIL MEETINGS STREAM ON FACEBOOK

Keep tabs on your community. Check out our Facebook page, Millcreek City, where the City Council meetings stream live on Mondays (or Tuesdays after a Monday holiday).

 MUNICIPAL SERVICES

Until further notice, Millcreek will continue to use Salt Lake County’s services for all municipal services, including planning and zoning, licensing and permits, street repair, snowplowing, and all other services. Please contact Millcreek for those services through the County offices. Contact information for the County’s various departments can be found on our contact page.

Keep your eye on this site for further announcements as we work through these issues.

Click here for a list of contacts for companies providing utility services to Millcreek residents and businesses.

FAQS

See a map of Millcreek’s boundaries here.

Click here to subscribe to our weekly news email. Back issues can be found here.

Main number (801) 214-2700

Click here for other contact information in the City

Click here for a list of Salt Lake County services.

Click here for a list of utilities providing services in Millcreek

Click here for a calendar of events

The annual dumpster cleanup in Millcreek will take place August 29th through September 29th.  Click here to see the dates when Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District comes to your area. You can also call them at 385-468-6325.

MILLCREEK IN THE NEWS

The East Mill Creek Lions’ Club’s 4th of July party was featured in a Salt Lake Tribune story, Millcreek: An old-fashioned 4th in a brand new city that wants to retain its small-town feel.

The Utah League of Cities and Towns published a nice story/video in the Deseret News recently about Millcreek.  Check it out: Millcreek: Launching Operations in Utah’s Newest City.

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