Community and Economic Development Department

Welcome to the Salt Lake City Community and Economic Development Department (CED)

CED is here to guide and promote the physical and economic development of Salt Lake City. Our goal is to provide leadership, policies and programs that will promote strong, vibrant neighborhoods and communities, and to proactively encourage the positive and orderly growth and development of the City. CED advocates incorporation of the diverse interests of our community to reduce barriers and enhance leadership capacity to continue to improve the quality of life for all who live, work and play here. 

The CED Department is made up of seven divisions: Arts Council, Building Services, Economic Development, Engineering, Housing and Neighborhood Development, Planning and Transportation.  We have a hand in everything from public art to public way improvements.

Community and Economic Development Department 2013 Annual Report


Hot Topics!


1300 South Bridge Rehabilitation (500 W to 700 W)

Bridge will close Monday, March 16, 2015 

Salt Lake City, in partnership with the Utah Department of Transportation, is rehabilitating the1300 South Bridge, also known as a viaduct, which spans over the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) and Utah Transit Authority (UTA) Tracks from 500 West to 700 West.

The original structure was built in the 1970’s and needs to be rehabilitated to meet safety and seismic requirements.

Project Schedule

March 2015: Construction begins

Fall 2015: Estimated completion of construction

 Click here for more project information and a route map which illustrates possible traffic routes for vehicles, pedestrians and bicyles during the bridge closure(Spanish)

200 West Improvement Project

Changes are coming to 200 West in 2015. Upcoming improvements to 200 West will extend from North Temple to 900 South. The result will better serve residents, maintain public infrastructure, and improve the corridor as a place for people and businesses. The new design will include protected bike lanes, similar to those shown below.


SLC Mobile

SLC Mobile is a multi platform solution for providing Salt Lake City residents, businesses, and visitors access to a set of local government-provided services, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

SLC Mobile is a free, simple, and intuitive online and smart phone application that enables the residents and visitors of City of Salt Lake City to identify quality of life and environmental issues and report them to the appropriate department for quick resolution. Powered by CitySourced technology, the application uses your smart phone’s global positioning system to automatically provide the issue's location, simplifying the reporting process for both you and City staff. Once you have submitted an issue, you track resolution efforts within SLC Mobile or via the web.

CED Administration

Jill Remington Love, Director
Mary DeLaMare-Schaefer, Deputy Director
Brent Beck, Finance and Administrative Services Director
Vacant, Civic Engagement Manager
Nole Walkingshaw, Manager of Institutional Engagement
Robyn Stanczyk, Community Manager
Galina Urry, Administrative Assistant
City & County Building
451 South State Street, Room 404
PO Box 145486
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5486