Community Development

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Community DevelopmentMission Statement

"To provide community enhancing building, planning, licensing,code enforcement, economic development and coordination services to residents and businesses in order to maintain and improve the standard of living in Midvale."

Our department is here to help you with any of the following and more:

  • Adding on to your home or building a detached garage or shed;
  • Starting a home occupation business;
  • Locating your commercial business in Midvale;
  • Help with nuisance properties;
  • City demographics; and
  • Community outreach programs.



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Contact Information

Administration - Community Development

Brian Berndt
Assistant City Manager/Community Development Director

(801) 567-7214

Nicole Hudson

Executive Assistant, Community Development

(801) 567-7211


Lesley Burns
City Planner

(801) 567-7229

Alex Murphy
Associate Planner

(801) 567-7231

Jana Ward

Planner I



Don Steffensen
Building Official

(801) 567-7210

Kirk Anderson
Plans Examiner & Building Inspector

(801) 567-7209

Glade Fawson

Building Inspector

(801) 567-7208

Wendy Ball

Building Permit Technician

(801) 567-7212

Business Licensing

Jessie Stuart
Business License Administrator

(801) 567-7213

Code Compliance

Gaylene Nichols
Code Compliance Officer

(801) 256-2541

 Rocky Crisp

 Code Compliance Officer

(801) 256-2537

Economic Development

Christopher Butte
Economic Development Director

(801) 567-7246

Redevelopment Agency

Matt Dahl
RDA Director

(801) 567-7262

Annaliese Eichelberger

RDA Project Manager

(801) 567-7232 

Patrick O'Brien

Housing Project Manager

(801) 567-7261  

Jessica Stephens

Executive Assistant

(801) 567-7260


Keith Ludwig
City Engineer

(801) 256-2574

Steve Busch
Project Manager

(801) 256-2572

Dave Clark
Stormwater Coordinator

(801) 256-2573

Devin Warr
Storm Water Inspector

(801) 256-2576

Matt Hilderman

GIS Administrator

(801) 256-2577

Billie Smathers

Project Site Coordinator

(801) 567-7217