City Services

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Cottonwood Heights is devoted to bringing the highest level of quality service to the citizens and business owners in our community. We're here to help. Let us know how.

Police Department

CHPD motorcycleThe Cottonwood Heights Police Department was founded in 2008. Our officers are sworn to uphold the law and protect the lives and property of all who enter our city.

To contact our police department, click here. If you need to report an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Fire Services 

ufaUFACottonwood Heights contracts in partnership with Unified Fire Authority to provide emergency fire and trauma services in our community.

There are two fire stations in our city.  

To find out more about fire services in Cottonwood Heights, click here.

Emergency Preparedness Services

sandbags2Cottonwood Heights is prepared for emergencies...are you?

We're here to help. From disaster plans to community outreach programs, there are plenty of opportunities to learn about and implement emergency preparations - so you can protect your home and loved ones.

There are also many opportunities for citizens to pitch in and help out in case of emergencies. 

To find out more, click here.

Animal Control

BarkinthePark12Our pets are part of our families, and Cottonwood Heights is dedicated to keeping your furry ones safe as well as keeping everyone safe from animal danger.
To report an animal control issue, click here.

For information on animal licensing, click here.


Public Works

Park_and_Ride_03The Cottonwood Heights Public Works Department is working hard to keep our roads clear and functioning, while supporting and improving transportation infrastructure in our city.

From snow removal to pot holes, our Public Works Department is here for you.

To report a problem or make request to our public works department, click here.

Building Dept.

BuildingIf you're thinking of building or adding onto an existing property, our Building Department is here to assist and make sure your project meets city codes.

To obtain a permit, get an estimate, request an inspection or submit plans, click here.


streetlightCottonwood Heights does not operate any utilities, but we have all the information you need to know about power, water, gas, sewage, waste management and other services available in our city here.


Community Development

unionparkcenterOur Community and Economic Development department is here to assist developers and other commercial owners who want to expand their business into Cottonwood Heights. All of the activities the department participates in, from land use planning and zoning to economic development and business licensing, is done to support and benefit the city's residents, businesses and visitors.

If you want to know more, contact our Economic Development/Planning Department here.


Gilson copyCottonwood Heights contracts with Gilson Engineering to oversee projects in the city. To find out more, click here

Business Licensing

Dollartree5_sm2Cottonwood Heights prides itself on its vibrant business community and we appreciate the trust you have demonstrated in us by locating your business in the city. To learn more about business licensing, click here.