Welcome to the Copperton Long Range Planning Page! This page hosts information about current and past planning activities, including projects, plans, visioning, and more. In the panel to the right, you can find contact information for Copperton's long-range planner, as well as quick links to important websites and documents. To the left, explore related pages on Copperton's General Plan, Current Projects, and Completed Projects. Check back often for updates!
Do you want to learn more about a project? Do you have a project idea of your own? Or do you want to join a working group or contact list? Please contact your long-range planner. You can also sign-up to receive updates from the MSD by visiting the Notify Me® Webpage.
Copperton is a small town of only 829 residents, located at the base of one of the largest open-pit copper mines in the world. The community was originally established as a company town for the Utah Copper Company in 1926. Today, Copperton retains its historic character with brick bungalows, a gridded street pattern, and a central park - the impressive, 10-acre Copperton Park. Copperton is physically separated from development in nearby communities by mining operation buffer areas - giving the community a distinct feel among a growing metropolis.
Copperton did not officially incorporate as a Metro Township until 2017. The community is governed by the Copperton Metro Township Council (including the Mayor). Copperton also has a Planning Commission that serves as an advisory body to the Council. The community pools resources with other Metro Townships, the Town of Brighton, and Unincorporated Salt Lake County through the Greater Salt Lake Municipal Services District.