Big Water (Utah) Ordinances
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
Legislative acts of Utah municipal governments are described in ordinances. Ordinances can regulate, require, prohibit, govern, control or supervise activity, business, conduct, or conditions within a community (Utah Code, 1988, 10-3-701-704). The Big Water town council most frequently addressed land use and zoning issues in the ordinances included in this series. Big Water ordinances also regulate the the council and establish and regulate additional municipal offices including a planning commission and board of adjustment. Big Water ordinances regulate waste disposal, culinary water, livestock, and business. A few additional related documents are scattered through the ordinance books.
numerical by ordinance number which is also chronological by date adopted.
Resolutions from Big Water (Utah), Series 24187, are statements of the administrative actions of the town council.
Planning commission minutes from Big Water (Utah), Series 24188, summarize the discussion of planning commission meetings. The planning commission drafts zoning and other ordinances related to land use and community planning.
Council minutes from Big Water (Utah), Series 24190, summarize the discussion of the town council which adopted these ordinances. Additional copies of many ordinances are also included in council minutes, particularly in minutes for the summer months of 2000.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
Gaps in Series
A few ordinances are missing. These could be gaps in numbering or missing ordinances.
Big Water ordinances were microfilmed by Utah State Archives in July 2002 as part of the Millennial Project, and were processed by Rosemary Cundiff in May 2003.
Other: A table of contents or chronological list of ordinances appears at the beginning of each book. The table for the second book is incomplete. Council minutes conspicuously identify andy ordinances or resolutions passed at each meeting.
- Municipal government—Utah—Big Water.
- City planning—Utah—Big Water.
- Squatter settlements—Utah—Big Water.
- Ordinances, Municipal—Utah—Big Water.
- Big Water (Utah)—Politics and government.
- Big Water (Utah)—History.
- Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Utah and Ariz.).
|1||1984-1992; Ordinances 1-84 to 92-47|
|1||1993-2002; Ordinances 93-48 to 2002-213|