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Without public notices, you may be left guessing
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What if your city suddenly decided to permit the building of an oil refinery next to your neighborhood? What if your local government, without warning, changed zoning ordinances that negatively impacted your property and way of life?

Without public/legal notice, you may be caught unaware when it comes to important rezoning hearings that could critically change the character of your community.

Public/legal notices are legally required announcements that allow you and your community to participate in important government, business or judicial decisions. Many public/legal notices announce important items such as rezoning hearings, tax increases, advertisements for bids, new ordinances, and more.

The right to public/legal notice is in the interest of everyone in your community. This is why it is so important that these vital pieces of information are published in a trusted, independent source: your local newspaper.

A newspaper is a historical document, printed and published with a date on every page. Public notices have been published in newspapers since the earliest days of the United States. In our democratic society, your newspaper fulfills an essential role in securing your right to know.

In Utah, newspapers provide an independent resource for important news and updates to residents statewide. This ensures that public/legal notices are not only delivered by a responsible source, but also seen by a vast majority of the public.

To learn more, visit info.utahlegals.com.

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