Adopted and Special Plans

Provided below are numerous plans and studies that have been prepared for Cottonwood Heights and will be used in planning for the future of the city.

Adopted Plans and Policy of the City Council

Cottonwood Heights General Plan

State statute requires that cities adopt a General Plan for the purpose of guiding land use ordinances and regulations. The plan was adopted on January 14, 2005.

Wasatch Boulevard Master Plan

The Wasatch Boulevard Master Plan focuses on the corridor between Interstate 215 and the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon and paints a comprehensive picture of the corridor, develop a long-range vision for the corridor, and develop strategies to achieve that vision.

Fort Union Main Street Corridor Area Plan

This is a comprehensive plan for the future of the Fort Union corridor, and accounts for land use, transportation, and economic development along the corridor. The plan was adopted on March 28, 2017, and is "deemed to augment the General Plan."

Bicycle and Trails Master Plan

This plan was adopted as an addendum to the city's General Plan and seeks to improve the connectivity of bicycle and pedestrian routes throughout Cottonwood Heights. The plan was adopted on April 12, 2016, and is "deemed to augment the General Plan."


Required by State Statute

2017 Affordable Housing Report

This report is an update to the 2005 Affordable Housing Plan and was done in compliance with the Utah State Code. The report contains an analysis of current and projected affordable housing needs in Cottonwood Heights


Other Studies

Wasatch Boulevard Gravel Pit Area Master Plan 

This is a comprehensive analysis of the market, land use, and transportation on Wasatch Boulevard near the existing gravel pit.  

Economic Study of the Fort Union Corridor

This is a comprehensive analysis of the market, land use, and transportation on Fort Union Boulevard.  This study was completed by Zion's Bank Public Finance, Landmark Design, and InterPlan.

Fort Union Future Visioning Study

This study focuses on streetscape, transit options, and redevelopment opportunities, and was completed by City Planning graduate students from the University of Utah.

Fort Union Corridor Study

This study was completed by Public Administration graduate students from Brigham Young University.