Park City Municipal

  Early winter startup service begins Friday, November 20, 2015 and will operate until full winter service starts in early December. Please note the following changes. Early morning and late night service hours will be extended. Service to Silver Lake Village and Empire Pass begins. Early morning Kimball Junction service to Main Street. Canyons service will increase to 30 minute frequency. Please refer to an early winter timetable for detailed bus information. Timetables are available on all buses, inside the transit center, and online at

Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City Chief Building Official Chad Root who reports,the valuation of building this year has topped the $100-million mark in Park City and plans to introduce a ban on wood burning appliances within the city limits. Park City Assistant City Manager Matt Dias and Planning Director Bruce Erickson talk about how things will change with the appointment of  new Community Development Director, Anne Laurent.

graphic by KPCW; background trails map from Park City Mountain

Nearly 75 people traveled on Park City Road Tour to Breckenridge and Grand Junction, Colorado last week. KPCW spoke with a couple of them following their return. Rick Brough has more.

Bruce Erickson, a familiar face in Park City planning circles for decades is now the city's interim planning director. He says part of his philosophy in the job will be to let the city process go forward and monitor it. Rick Brough has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Snyderville Planning Commissioner Canice Hart. The commission spent most of its meeting discussing the relocation of Whole Foods. Park City Manager Diane Foster reviews some of the agenda items on Thursday's city council agenda, including an update on the ongoing Lower Park Avenue Design Studio.

Park City is changing from one temporary planning director to another and at the same time is searching for a new permanent Community Development Director. But city officials say there won't be any interruptions in service at the planning desk. Rick Brough has more.

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The Park City Council has banned the use of fireworks and open fires in town. The town's emergency manager, Hugh Daniels and Fire Chief Paul Hewitt say they gave the council information and their honest opinions. Although they don't agree exactly on the level of risk, both men says they've erred on the side of caution. Rick Brough has more.

Park City Municipal kicked off a series of public forums on a topic that faces all of us in Utah and especially in Summit County:  GROWTH.  The Monday evening meeting at the newly remodeled Park City Library building set the stage to begin to answer the question, “What’s Next Park City?”  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

On Monday, Park City Municipal begins a new discussion on growth and invites the public to participate.  Leslie Thatcher has more.

With the departure of Park City's planning director last month, an interim planner is filling that position but the city manager is looking for someone who can oversee several departments and it could take a few months. Leslie Thatcher has more.