The Development Department is charged with long and short range planning, development and building/land use code enforcement in unincorporated Tooele County. The department also serves as support staff for:

Development provides land use planning and administers zoning, subdivision and other land use ordinances. They process applications for:

  • General plan amendments
  • Rezone requests
  • Subdivision
  • Conditional uses
  • Landfills
  • Public assemblies
  • Professional filming

Building Services oversees the construction of structures and administers the State Construction Code. They process applications for:

  • New construction
  • Remodeling
  • Demolition

The Department also administers:

  • Regulation of non-State public roads in unincorporated areas
  • Transportation planning & new construction
  • Flood plain management
  • Management of the Deseret Peak Special Service District


Rachelle Custer, Director
Ordinance Enforcement OfficerEmail
Building PermitsEmail
Jim Richards, InspectorEmail
Kelly Brown, InspectorEmail
Dylan Haight, GISEmail
Bret Beede, GISEmail
Janet White, Office ManagerEmail