Public Notice Website

Welcome to the Utah Public Notice Website: Your central source for all public notice information in Utah

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Understanding Notices:

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Public Body

  • A Public Body is any administrative, advisory, executive, or legislative body of the state or its political subdivisions that: is created by the Utah Constitution, statute, rule, ordinance, or resolution; consists of two or more persons; expends, disburses, or is supported in whole or in part by tax revenue; and is vested with the authority to make decisions regarding the public's business.

Public Notice

  • A Public Notice is a way of informing the general public of government or government-related activities which may concern their local area, municipality, county, or state.

Public Meeting

  • A public meeting is a forum that is reasonably structured and formal in nature, and open to the general public. The time, place and agenda of the meeting must be posted in advance as required by Utah Code Section 52-4-202. In order for a public meeting to be closed, it must first be closed from action taken in an open meeting and must meet the criteria of Utah Code Section 52-4-205.

Public Hearing

  • A Public Hearing is a portion of a meeting intended to receive input from the general public. A public hearing may be required by ordinance or statute. The time, place and subject of the hearing must be posted as required by an ordinance or statute.

About Public Notice Website:

Utah's public bodies are required to post notices of open meetings and other public notices on the Utah Public Notice Website. The statute establishing this website is in Utah Code Section 63F-1-701, but there are many mandates dictating the information and timing of public notices. To learn more »

Training

The Utah State Archives has tools to assist those tasked with posting public notices online. To learn more »