COVID-19 Updates

Salt Lake County is currently a High Transmission area. Click here to view what that means for you.

As we continue to see the COVID-19 case counts climb in our community and to better facilitate the safety of our residents, patrons, and employees, business hours for the following buildings will change to the following beginning November 9:
– City Hall: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
– Public Works Building: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
– Public Safety Building / Courts: Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Closed Friday (this is the current schedule)
– Community Center: No changes, for reservations and special events only, otherwise closed
– Mulligans: No change, Monday-Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 8:15 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7 a.m. – 9:15 p.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m.-7:15 p.m. (will switch to normal winter hours after Veteran’s Day)
– Animal Shelter: No changes, Monday-Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday – 8:00 a.m. – Noon

Key Resources:

  • Coronavirus Info Line: 800-456-7707.
  • State Info: coronavirus.utah.gov
  • Utah Leads Together Plan
  • Price gouging, hoarding, and scammers will not be tolerated. Call 1-877-720-5721 to report.
  • The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, can provide immediate counseling to anyone who is seeking help in coping with the mental or emotional effects caused by developments related to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • If you know someone who needs help getting home from abroad, contact federal delegation or the American Embassy.

The South Jordan Community Center will be closed until further notice for walk up services. Some contracted services will resume in the facilities. Bag lunches will continue. Several Senior Programs are online! Click here to see those or get on the email list by emailing Jamie Culbertson at jculbertson@sjc.utah.gov

Regarding Senior Programming, Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services will do bag lunches for seniors who need that service. Seniors can sign up for this service by calling 801-302-1222. Seniors may then pick up the lunches by driving up to the Community Center between the hours of 11:30 and 12:30 on weekdays and lunches will be brought to their car by Community Center staff.

Utilities (water) services will continue to operate as normal and our water source is not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. If a resident has concerns about paying their water bill, they should contact the City at 801-446-4357 to work out a payment plan.

Social distancing is essential to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The City is constantly monitoring the current situation and working with local health professionals. City services can easily be managed online or over the phone. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND you use our online services or call us instead of coming in to City Hall. Here are links where you can access or manage city services without coming in to City Hall:

Essential Garbage & Recycling services will continue.

Landfill

The Trans-Jordan Landfill is fully operational within the Governors recommended safety guidelines to prevent the spread of Covid-19.  Your Cities support and patience has been greatly appreciated.

Residents close to home and warm weather have resulted in record breaking numbers at the landfill.  To manage this busy time and provide a positive experience to residents, we have outlined the following instructions.

  • No cash, only credit and debit cards and existing accounts will be accepted.
  • Lines and wait times may be longer due to social distancing strategies.
  • To avoid Saturday crowds visit the landfill on weekdays from 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.
  • All loads for disposal must be fully tarped and secured or a double fee will apply.

Refer to their website (Transjordan.org) for up-to-date information.

  • Public Safety Building / Courts: Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Closed Friday (this is the current schedule)
  • Animal Shelter: No changes, Monday-Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday – 8:00 a.m. – Noon
  • We are not currently providing finger-printing services due to the pandemic.

Due to increased cases of COVID-19, the Fire Department is suspending annual business inspections until further notice. Businesses may still apply for business license renewal for which last year’s inspection report will be used. Inspections of new businesses and construction sites will continue to be completed by the Fire Inspector as usual. Businesses that require an inspection may call to make an appointment with Fire Inspector Russ Avery at 801-608-6300.

The Fire Department will not be scheduling any Fire Station tours, nor will they be holding any CPR or First Aid courses until further notice.

City Council and Planning Commission meetings will be online until further notice. To get information about those meetings, visit this page.

South Jordan Mayor Dawn R. Ramsey signed a Declaration of Emergency on the evening of March, 13, 2020.

City Hall is open from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Monday -Friday, but will be available for services over the phone Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.  Residents and customers are encouraged to wear masks and to use online services:

City Utilities

  • Pay your utility bill online | By phone: 801-446-HELP(4357)
  • Set up new utilities
  • Drop-off payment in a drop box at City Hall in the back parking lot by the flag poles or at Public Works in the parking lot.
  • License your dog Online or Call 801-446-HELP(4357) and have your updated rabies vaccination document ready.

Police/Courts

Community Development

For permits, licensing, or to view application status visit our online portal:

The South Jordan Public Safety Building has limited hours (8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday).

Our South Jordan Municipal Court follows the Utah Supreme Court order for handling court matter during a pandemic:

  1. Justice courts must remain open regardless of local directives closing government offices. Justice courts should contact the Administrative Office of the Courts if assistance is needed in ensuring courthouses are open.
  2. All court hearings are canceled except for the following:
  • In-custody hearings
  • Bench warrant hearings
  • Trials for individuals being held in custody on that case
  • All hearings on domestic violence cases
  • Sentencing hearings

3. Judges will continue to perform all magistrate functions including pretrial release and bail determinations, and search warrants.

Useful links:

Click here to pay your ticket/fine

Email any required documents to southjordancourt@sjc.utah.gov.

All Recreation programs (including the PE class) are cancelled until further notice.

Mulligans Golf Course is open for normal winter business hours. Click here to learn more.

The South Jordan Public Works building is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-12 p.m. We encourage residents to do business online when possible. All essential public functions at this building can be done online or by calling 801-446-HELP(4357).

The cemetery office is now open for walk-ins 8 a.m-12 p.m. Monday-Friday, and by appointment. Please email Kyle Bowen at kbowen@sjc.utah.gov or call 801-446-HELP(4357) if you would like to set up an appointment.

The City is following the County regulations for gathering. Click here to view the latest.

Grants and Resources for Businesses

Applications are open for the second round of South Jordan Small Business Payroll Support Grants. Funds must be used to keep low- and moderate-income employees on the payroll.

Applications will be accepted via ZoomGrants (https://www.zoomgrants.com/zgf/South_Jordan_CDBG_CV) until 11:59 p.m., Thursday, November 19. Complete information and requirements are available on the application and at https://www.sjc.utah.gov/finance/community-development-block-grant/small-business-payroll-support-grant/

For any questions or technical assistance, contact Katie Olson, CDBG Coordinator at 801-446-4357 or by email at kolson@sjc.utah.gov. If you wish to make a comment on the program, you may do so by emailing kolson@sjc.utah.gov. You can review the plans for the Community Development Block Grant program here: https://www.sjc.utah.gov/finance/community-development-block-grant/.

See what the State has to offer for business relief here.

Also, information to assist displaced workers in the state as a result of COVID-19 can be found at: www.jobs.utah.gov

If you have any questions please contact Brian Preece, Director of City Commerce, at bpreece@sjc.utah.gov

Be aware that criminals are attempting to exploit COVID-19 worldwide through a variety of scams. There have been reports of:

  • Individuals and businesses selling fake cures for COVID-19 online and engaging in other forms of fraud.
  • Phishing emails from entities posing as the World Health Organization or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Malicious websites and apps that appear to share virus-related information to gain and lock access to your devices until payment is received.
  • Seeking donations fraudulently for illegitimate or non-existent charitable organizations.
  • Criminals will likely continue to use new methods to exploit COVID-19 worldwide.

If you think you are a victim of a scam or attempted fraud involving COVID-19, you can report it without leaving your home though a number of platforms. Go to:

Contact the National Center for Disaster Fraud Hotline at 866-720-5721 or via email at disaster@leo.gov
Report it to the FBI at tips.fbi.gov
If it’s a cyber scam, submit your complaint through https://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx

Our permitting and licensing will continue as normal, but we are requesting for everyone to complete these requests online or by phone.

For permits, licensing, or to view application status visit our online portal:

South Jordan partners with several public service providers to provide help to low and moderate-income residents. If you are in need of these services, contact the agencies directly for more information.

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In The Know:

What You Can Do:

What South Jordan is doing:

  • Cleaning crews are wiping doorknobs and handrails more frequently, using antibacterial cleaning supplies, and have provided hand sanitizer throughout city facilities.
  • Encouraging all employees to wash their hands more frequently and encouraging employees to stay home if they experience sickness symptoms.