Community Development

Commercial BannerThe Community Development Department provides top-quality services for inspecting buildings, processing applications for building projects, ensuring code compliance, and licensing businesses. Through our commitment to maintaining our economic competitiveness and creating a healthy and safe environment, Draper has received national recognition as one of the top places to live. Learn more about each of our divisions below.

Building Division

This division is responsible for reviewing plans, issuing building permits, and conducting field inspections of buildings to ensure compliance with local and state mandated regulations related to building construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation. Learn more →

Business Licensing

This division issues business licenses, including special licenses such as alcoholic beverage licenses, home occupation, special/single event license, solicitor's license and temporary business license. It also manages renewals and processing business licensing fees. Learn more →

Code Enforcement

The purpose of the Code Compliance Department is to achieve code compliance so that the citizens of Draper City may enjoy a cleaner, safer, and better place to live. Areas of concentration include improvement of neighborhoods, integrity of property value, compliance with zoning laws, enforcement of business licenses and enforcement of the sign ordinance. Learn more →

Planning Division

This division is responsible for applying the City’s ordinances and regulations to subdivisions, commercial site plans, conditional use permits and other similar application types. Additionally, this department is responsible for processing applications for zone changes, variances and special exceptions. Learn more →

Contact Us

Use the Department Directory to find the right team member for your needs: Community Development Department Directory