Help Shape Your City

Post Date:05/20/2022

News Release – For Immediate Release
Clayton Scrivner, Communications Manager

(801) 597-8108
May 20, 2022 


Park City Municipal Seeks Residents to ‘Help Shape Your City’ 

City Looking to Fill Vacancies on Planning-related Boards and Commissions  

Park City, Utah – Park City Municipal seeks candidates to help support three community boards and commissions that play a key role in shaping the future of Park City. Interested residents can apply for vacancies on the Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Board, and the Board of Adjustment via the City’s website here. 

“These impactful positions represent an exciting opportunity for residents to serve their community while helping ensure that Park City’s future remains sustainable, livable, and unique,” said Mayor Nann Worel. 

Boards and Commissions roles: 

Planning Commission – Serves as a non-political and pivotal, long-range planning body for Park City including general plan review, annexation review, appeals of staff decisions, termination of inactive applications, and sensitive land review. 

Historic Preservation Board – Charged with preserving and encouraging design preferences that reflect Park City's mining heritage according to the Land Management Code and the Historic District Design Guidelines.   

Board of Adjustment – Hears and decides appeals on zoning decisions. The board also hears appeals and makes determinations on modifications of non-conforming uses or non-complying status. 

A “Help Shape Your City” Workshop will be held on June 6 at 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Park City Library and on Zoom, where applicants and interested parties can learn more about the positions’ responsibilities and requirements. For questions, please contact Resident Advocate, Michele Downard at


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About Park City Municipal Corporation  
Park City Municipal Corporation is the government seat for Park City, Utah. A former silver mining town, Park City is now home to two world-class ski resorts and was the mountain host for the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games. The town of 8,400 also hosts many special events, including the Sundance Film Festival and the Kimball Arts Festival. For more information, please visit 


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