Building Department

Building and Safety Division

The building division ensures that the construction of buildings, structures and infrastructure meet health and safety requirements in Santaquin City. The building division reviews residential and commercial building plans for compliance with approved international building codes and city standards. The chief building official inspects all buildings and structures. The infrastructure inspector ensures that all infrastructure improvements are installed to city standards and codes.

Building Permits

Residential Building Permit Process:

For single family home applications, please fill out and submit all the forms listed below with your plans.

For Multi-Family Dwellings, Additions, Remodels, and Repair Construction, please fill out and submit the building permit application form with your plans.

Online Application Portal

Practices Affecting Irrigation Ditches
Application for Wastewater Connection
Application for Water Connection
Required Building Inspection Checklist

If you are an Owner/Builder, please print out and submit the following as directed on the form: State of Utah Owner/Builder Contract

Streets and Infrastructure

Santaquin Standard Specifications and Drawings
Street Excavation Permit (Construction in City Right-of-Way Permit)
Underground Utilities Call Before You Dig: Blue Stakes of Utah or call 811

Building Inspections:

Inspections require 24-hour notice. Please call Friday for a Monday inspection. Call (801) 754-1011 to schedule an inspection. Please have the following information when calling for an inspection:

  • Permit number(s)
  • Address
  • Type of inspection

Additional questions:

Please call (801) 754-1011

Current Development Projects


Summit Ridge Development was annexed in 2002 at the south end of Santaquin. It includes over 3500 residential homes ranging from high density multi-family to estate lots. So far, a little more than 400 lots have been platted. Over 1 Million square feet of retail, office, and light manufacturing type uses are planned near the future commuter rail station. Primary builders working in this development include Salisbury Homes, Arrive Homes, Ivory Homes, and several custom home builders.

North Orchards was annexed in 2004 at the north end of Santaquin. Originally planned to have over 1500 residential homes, the area is now expected to include the future Santaquin High School and an elementary which will be open for the fall 2018 school year. Primary builders working in this development include Sierra Homes and other semi-custom home builders.

Foothill Village was annexed in 2004 near the southeast end of Santaquin. This development will have over 400 homes when completed. The primary builder for this development is Salisbury Homes.


Community Development
275 West Main Street
Santaquin, UT 84655
Phone: (801) 754-1011
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