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    Study: Overnight rental developments ‘directly’ limited housing opportunity

    Various economic dynamics feed Moab’s housing problem, and tourism is among them. In particular, hotels have created demand for workforce housing,...

    City leaning into removing short-term rentals as protected use

    In an unofficial vote May 23, the Moab City Council expressed general support for removing short-term rentals as a protected use in its land use code. An official vote to do this would, upon its passage, prevent any new short-term rentals from starting development or becoming licensed.

    Despite moratoria, 38% more nightly rental units possible

    Even if local governments stopped accepting applications for overnight rental developments, the Moab Valley could see up to a 38% increase in the number of available rooms and campground spots.

    Public finding consensus over stopping overnight lodging approvals

    Landmark Design's fifth option, presented alongside four other high-level options at a public hearing April 30, is well-known as the option...

    Arroyo housing project moves forward

    Audrey Graham, left, and Janis Adkins review a tentative map for the planned 300-unit Arroyo Grande affordable housing subdivision in Spanish...

    City passes PAD but excludes R-2 zone

    In a vote that surprised city officials including Mayor Emily Niehaus and City Manager Joel Linares, the Moab City Council voted 3-2 on Wednesday, May 15 to approve a scaled-down version of its Planned Affordable Development ordinance, a project years in the making.

    Overnight lodging ‘use by right’ in crosshairs

    City and county officials instructed planning consultant Landmark Design on Tuesday, May 7 to write draft land use ordinances during the following week that would eliminate overnight lodging as a use by right in the Moab Valley.

    Crunch time at moratorium workshop

    An explanation of the five proposals from Landmark Design to control (or not control) overnight lodging in Moab

    After 15 years, home renters take ownership

    Eight rent-to-own houses at Rim Hill in Moab are set to be sold to their occupants 15 years after the project was...

    Wingate Village, potential fee waivers advance

    A pair of public hearings, one on a planned unit development and the other a proposal to waive fees for affordable housing...

    For some Moab minimalists, home is where you park it

    Scattered throughout Moab are people who dwell in homes on wheels, such as vans, box trucks, trailers, buses and even cars.

    Housing projects slated for public hearings April 16, 23

    County Planning Commission may amend HDH Overlay ordinance The public is invited to attend upcoming public hearings on new...

    NOTICE OF HEARING BEFORE THE BOARD OF OIL, GAS AND MINING – DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF UTAH

    THE STATE OF UTAH TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE FOLLOWING MATTERS (Docket Nos. 2020-012, and 2020-013): Notice is hereby given that...

    PUBLIC HEARING ON THE TENTATIVE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021

    The Town of Castle Valley Town Council will hold a Public Hearing on June 17th 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at 2 Castle...

    NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS

    Effective 6/30/20, The Special Education Department of the Grand County School District will destroy the Special Education files of students born before...

    GRAND COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION – NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

    As provided by law, the Board of Education of the Grand County School District will hold a public hearing at approximately 5:15...