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
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.
Applications now being accepted for the Economic Development Loan Fund (EDLF). The purpose of the EDLF is to stimulate business development and expansion, encourage private investment, promote economic development and enhance neighborhood vitality.
Salt Lake City has an extraordinary opportunity to shape and define the future of the Downtown. The project area includes multiple districts: the Central Business District; Downtown South, including the Granary; Downtown Warehouse District, including the Hub/Depot area; and the Gateway District. It is bounded by North Temple, 200 E, 900 S, and I-15.
Click here to learn more about the Downtown Master Plan Project.
Plan Salt Lake is a citywide is a citywide vision document that will help guide the City into the future. Plan Salt Lake will bring together all of the existing Citywide policies and help the residents, business owners, visitors and City leaders make decisions today that impact tomorrow.