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You do not need a general contractor for your project if you are the owner of the property and the work being completed will be used for your personal, non-commercial, non-public use. Homes under LLC ownership or rental properties require a general contractor.
No, you will be issued a single permit that includes the entire scope of work for your project.
Yes, a permit is required to replace your water heater or furnace.
If your application has been denied an email will be sent to you stating the reason for denial and the next steps that need to be taken. You can also see the status of your permit by visiting out contractor portal.
The inspector will send you an email with the results of your inspection. You can also check the status on the contractor portal.
There are several reasons that a notice of non-compliance can be issued on a property. Please call the building department so we can look up your notice specifically and determine what course of action is best to remove the notice.
No, these are requests only. Once your inspection has been scheduled you will receive a conformation email confirming your request.
If your project requires a building permit and you no not obtain one a stop work order may be placed on your property and your building permit fees may be doubled due to working without a permit.
If you are issued a stop work order and you do not comply, a notice of non-compliance may be issued on your property and you may be required to expose any work that is regulated by the building code.
No, you may not move in and/or live in your home until the building department issues a certificate of occupancy.
All contractors are required to obtain a contractor’s license with the State of Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. You may visit their website to search for licenses.
Yes, Millcreek has adopted the 1997 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings. This code allows the city to take certain action on unsafe structures.
Only fences over 7’ high require a permit.
Sheds that are not over 200 square feet do not require a permit. However, all sheds, regardless of size, require an approval from planning and zoning.
No, we do not process over the counter permits. We do give priority to smaller projects and process them quickly.
Yes, the State of Utah requires all construction projects to test for asbestos and lead based paint. Please see the Department of Environmental Quality and the Salt Lake County Health Department for more information.
No, landscaping does not require a building permit. However, if you are planning on changing the grade of your lot more than 10”, a land disturbance permit is required from the Public works/Engineering Department.
If you are removing the roof, floor system, bearing walls or exterior walls a separate demolition permit is required. Some exceptions can be made to smaller projects. Please call the building department and ask about your specific project.
If your project consists of a new building or you are adding square footage to an existing building, you are required to contact the utility companies to confirm that service can be provided.
Online - at https://www.iworq.net/iworq/EntityWeb/entityWebSearch.asp?cityid=1726&fid=1101
By Mail - Mail payment to Millcreek Attn: Business Licensing 3330 S 1300 E, Millcreek, UT 84106.
In person - At Millcreek City Hall located at 3330 S 1300 E, Millcreek, UT 84106
Yes. Regardless of receipt of the renewal notice the business is responsible to maintain a valid City business license.
When a completed online application is submitted, a payment link will be sent to the email address provided on the application. Once all fees are paid the application will be forwarded to the Planning Department for review and approval. After receiving Plannings approval a checklist will be emailed outlining which departments must be contacted to inspect and approve your business location before a business license can be issued.
All application are available online at https://www.iworq.net/iworq/0_external/pages/web_forms/millcreekutportal.html.
“Unless exempted by state or federal law, it is unlawful for any person to engage in or operate any business in the city, or to use any property for such business, without first obtaining the required license from the city. Independent contractors are required to obtain their own business license.” Read More...
If at any time a license or renewal is denied under the provisions of this chapter, it shall thereafter be unlawful for any person to engage in or carry on or operate or use or permit to be operated or used, any property for any business with respect to which the license or renewal has been denied, until a license or renewal shall be granted by the city council upon appeal. Read More...
Any business owner operating without a valid City business license shall be deemed guilty of a Class B Misdemeanor. Read More...
Yes. When your business license is issued it is issued to the address on your application, there moving to a new address void your business license. Moving to a new location will require you to submit a new application so new inspections & a new license can be issued.
If you are relocating your business out of Millcreek please complete our "Request to Close Business License Account" form. This form can be handed in at City Hall or emailed to Business License Administrator.
The City receives many complaints from neighbors of rental property and issues have also been observed by Unified Police and City Code Inspectors which, in turn, expends more city resources to enforce ordinances; therefore, the City is requiring that all rentals be registered for ease of finding the owner and requesting code compliance.
You will be required to bring your rental into compliance with the minimum requirements listed on the Affidavit. If you cannot meet these minimum requirements, you may not use your home as a rental.
Yes. Each dwelling unit is required to be licensed. If more than one dwelling unit is on a single parcel (such as a duplex), only one business license is required.
Yes. The City will schedule an inspection of your home at some point within the coming year.
No. If you are allowing a family member to live in your home at little or no rent, no business license is required.
No. If you have a house-sitter occupying your home while you are away for little or no rent, no business license is required.
No. If you are not charging rent or if you have a single boarder in your home, no business license is required.
o Yes. If your zoning allows for two-family dwellings (duplexes) and you have a legal duplex and you rent one unit or both, a business license is required.
o No. If you have converted your basement or some other living space into a dwelling unit and are renting that space, and a secondary dwelling unit is not permitted per your zoning regulations, you may be out of compliance with city codes. You may not rent an illegal dwelling unit.
o One family – each person must be related by blood, marriage or adoption, and including up to 3 unrelated people; must have at least 2 off-street parking spaces (9’x18’) – Code 19.80.030 & 040.
o One to four unrelated persons living together; each person owning a motor vehicle must have a lawful off-street parking space (9’x18’) – Code 19.04.230 and 19.08.030
An annual renewal is required. Within 30 days of the expiration of your business license, you will be required to renew your license. The process will be completed online at www.millcreek.us.
Click on our maps tab and visit our zoning map. You can search which zone you're in and find out what it means.
Please refer to our Residential Zone Fact Sheet to see details about how to build garages and sheds on your property.
Once you find out what your property is zoned visit Title 19 of the Millcreek Zoning Ordinance to see what uses and structures are allowed in that zone. A link to the ordinance can be found on our Community Development homepage.