Cottonwood Heights prides itself on the vibrant business community that exists within our city. We appreciate you being part of that important tapestry of businesses. Every thread of that tapestry provides strength to our business fabric regardless of size. As a city, we recognize that businesses are an important component of a well-rounded community, and our objective is to be as supportive of our business community as possible. While some regulations are required to preserve visual appearance, traffic functionality and public health, safety and welfare, we try to limit the regulations to encourage a thriving business community. If you are ever concerned about any ordinance or regulation, please feel free to contact us about it.
Cottonwood Heights boasts three important corporate centers (Union Park, Cottonwood, and Old Mill Corporate Centers) that are home to companies who provide thousands of jobs for our community. In fact, we believe Cottonwood Heights offers more Class A office space than any other city besides Salt Lake City. In addition we have retail business centers on Fort Union, Park Centre, 1300 East, 2300 East, Highland Drive and Bengal Blvd. Add to these areas of concentration other local business as well as hundreds of home based businesses and you have a broad picture of business in Cottonwood Heights. We welcome all and appreciate the contributions each makes to the quality of life in our city.
We want business in Cottonwood Heights to not only feel welcome, but to be successful. We believe we have an excellent balance of businesses and residences in Cottonwood Heights. That balance provides important tax base as well as necessary services and jobs close to home for many of our citizens. As part of the establishment of our own police department, we ask our officers to regularly visit business establishments to develop a rapport with the managers and owners. We believe we offer important services that can help you succeed in our community.
We appreciate the trust you have demonstrated in us by locating your business in Cottonwood Heights. We are proud to have you here, and we hope you are equally proud to be part of our community. We encourage your involvement with city government and our city events and hope you will indicate on your letterhead and address that you are located in Cottonwood Heights.
More than 1,400 businesses are licensed in Cottonwood Heights, from small home-based operations to large corporations. The city values our business partners and hopes this website will be a useful resource. Please refer to the information below and click on the corresponding Business License Menu item to guide you through business licensing. If your questions are not answered online, please contact business licensing at (801)944-7067 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frequently Asked Questions
Please visit this section for information and answers to your questions regarding business licensing.
Utah One Stop for Business Registration
This section has information about the State’s website where new businesses can register, a direct link is provided.
Information and Packets
Business license applications and fee schedules can be obtained in each individual packet by visiting this page. Print and complete the application. The application must be submitted with the fees and any required verifications as needed. You may submit the application by mail or bring it to the office. You may also fax or email the information. Please make checks payable to “Cottonwood Heights” or you may pay with cash or credit card (excluding American Express).
New Business List
This section provides a monthly list of new businesses.
Business License Ordinance
This section lists all business license ordinances.
Contacts and Resources
This section provides a list of other regulatory agencies in which a business owner must comply, as well as a list of several organizations which support and assist business with such items as networking, marketing and possibly funding resources.