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See the answers and links below to some of our Frequently Asked Questions.
How can I find the zoning of a piece of property?
  • You can find this by locating your property on the Grantsville City Zoning Map. Keys are provided on each map to indicate the zoning district and a brief description of the zoning. Further information on the zoning districts can be found in our Land Use and Management Code.
    • Central Area (most residences in Grantsville will be on this map)
    • Deseret Peak
    • Flux Area
Can I subdivide my property?
How small of parcels can I subdivide my property into?
  1. First, determine the zoning district that you are in. See the links above for the Zoning Maps. 
  2. Second, search the Land Use and Management Code for the minimum lot size allowed in that zoning district. (You can search key words in the search bar in the top left.)
  3. If you wish to have lot sizes smaller than what is allowed, you may need to consider rezoning your property to a zoning district that allows smaller lot sizes.
How do I apply for a Conditional Use Permit?
  1. First, you need to identify which zoning district your property is in. You can find this by locating your property on the Grantsville City Zoning Map
    • Central Area (most residences in Grantsville will be on this map)
    • Deseret Peak
    • Flux Area
  2. Next, you can search the Grantsville City Land Use and Management Code to identify if the use is permitted, conditional, or prohibited in your zone. 
    • P: Permitted. No special permit or permission required.
    • C: Conditional. Permission may be granted only through a Conditional Use Permit.
    • -: This use is prohibited.
    • If a use is not listed on the table for your zoning district, it is prohibited.
  3. If you found that the use is conditional in your zone, you can apply for a Conditional Use Permit through the application portal
What animals can I have on my property, how many can I have, and what is required?
  1. First, you need to identify which zoning district your property is in. You can find this by locating your property on the Grantsville City Zoning Map
    • Central Area (most residences in Grantsville will be on this map)
    • Deseret Peak
    • Flux Area
  2. Next, you can search the Grantsville City Land Use and Management Code to identify if the use is permitted, conditional, or prohibited in your zone. You can also find the rules and regulations for animals in your zone. Portions from the different tables are below, with the links to each at the top of the tables.
    • P: Permitted. No special permit or permission required.
    • C: Conditional. Permission may be granted only through a Conditional Use Permit.
    • -: This use is prohibited.
    • If a use is not listed on the table for your zoning district, it is prohibited.
Table 14.1                                                                                            Use A RR-5 RR-2.5 RR-1
Accessory buildings for the housing of animals customarily incidental to permitted ag uses, including pens, corrals and pastures for the keeping of animals. Such accessory buildings and uses shall not be allowed closer than 100' from any pre-existing residential dwelling on an adjoining parcel. If these accessory buildings and uses have been kept, prior to the construction of a residential dwelling, but may be maintained subject to the terms of any required conditional use permit. (Amended 2008, 2009) P C C C
Agriculture, including grazing and pasturing of animals. P C C C

Table 15.1                                                                                            Use R-1-8 R-1-12 R-1-21 RM-7 RM-15
Family Food Production and the Raising of Horses. The first large animal (fully grown) shall have 10,000 sq ft of open area, each additional large animal shall have an additional 2,000 sq ft of open area; each medium sized animal (fully grown) shall have 4,000 sq ft of open area and each small sized animal (fully grown) shall have 500 sq ft of open area. The area of stables, barns and pens accessible to regulate animals may count towards the open area requirements. No animal shall be kept, corralled, penned, or raised within 100' from any pre-existing residential dwelling located on an adjoining lot. There is no setback requirement from neighboring residential dwellings if a C.U.P. has been issued prior to the start of construction of a residential dwelling on an adjoining lot. - C C C -
Class "A" Kennel (3-15 animals only). No animal shall be kept, penned, or raised within 100' from an adjoining residence or dwelling and it must have 4,000 sq ft for each additional animal over 5. - C C C -
Sportsmans Permit for 3-5 dogs. No dog shall be kept, penned, or raised within 100' of an adjoining residence or dwelling. - C C C C
Raising of Rabbits, Ducks, Chickens (hens only), or Turkeys with not more than six (6) such animals in any combination, provided that appropriate cages, pens, coops, houses, etc. shall be provided for when these animals are kept outdoors. (Amended 04/11, 02/13) P P P P P

Table 16.1                                                                                            Use C-N C-S C-G C-D M-D M-G MD-EX
Veterinary Offices, operating entirely within an enclosed building and keeping animals - - P C P - -
Animal Pound (Amended 10/02) - - - - - P -
Kennel (Amended 10/02) C C - C C C -
Poultry Farm or Processing Plant - - - - - P -
Agriculture, grazing of animals, raising crops - - - - - - P

Table 17.1                                                                                            Use D-1 D-2
Veterinary Offices, operating entirely within an enclosed building and keeping animals overnight only for treatment P P