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Beautification Contest

The Sandy City Beautification Contest has been conducted each year by the Sandy Beautification Committee. Awards are given to residents and businesses within Sandy's borders which have made the extra effort to beautify their properties. Categories which were judged in the past have included: All Around, Water Conservation, Before and After and Water Features.


Amphitheater and Community Events - City Sponsored

For information about upcoming events taking place at the Sandy City Amphitheater or events sponsored by Sandy City Community Events throughout the year, please visit the respective web links or call 801-568-ARTS (2787).

Special Events

Sandy City is committed to supporting quality special events throughout the community. These activities require a permit in order to coordinate safety issues and/or alleviate unnecessary public impacts. Whether you are in the beginning stages of planning or have now realized that a permit is required for an event you have been working on, contact us with your plans. Special Event Committee members have valuable experience that can assist you in your endeavor to provide a safe and successful event.

Special Event Permits/Temporary Events - Private Property

Any function that is proposed to be held on private property that may require additional parking, or create unusual noise or other possible impacts to neighboring properties. For more information on whether or not your event will need a permit and what the process is to obtain a permit, contact:

Staff Assistance: Wade Sanner - 801-568-7269 - wsanner@sandy.utah.gov

Special Event Permits - Public Property

Any function that is proposed to be held on City owned property, streets, and/or public right-of-way. Includes but not limited to: Block Parties, concerts, cycling, filming, motorcades, parades, runs/walks, street fair/festivals, triathlons, etc.

Staff Assistance: Amy Anderton - 801-568-7254 - aanderton@sandy.utah.gov

Information Sheets

Rio Tinto Stadium

Sandy Pride

Sandy Pride is a community-wide event that helps foster a heightened community awareness and pride in Sandy neighborhoods. The spirit of the day is recognized through community cleanup programs and beautification projects. The number of projects and volunteers has grown each year since its inception in 1984 by the Sandy Exchange Club.


Residents, businesses, groups or individuals are all encouraged to participate. Please visit Sandy Pride for an updated list showing potential project availability then contact Amy at 801-568-7254 or aanderton@sandy.utah.gov to secure the project for you and your group or for assignment assistance.

Scouting Resources

City Hall Tours

Tours of City Hall, that may include short presentation from City departments including Financial Services, Planning and Zoning, GIS and the Mayor's Office, can be scheduled with Wade Sanner. Please contact him to arrange at 801-568-7269 or wsanner@sandy.utah.gov.

Merit Badge Classes

Sandy Parks & Recreation hosts Merit Badge Classes for Citizenship in the Community, Citizenship in the Nation and Citizenship in the World. To enroll or obtain additional information, please contact 801-568-2900.

Merit Badge Information

Download a copy of the Citizenship in the Community information packet. Questions about the information packet and/or its contents can be directed to Jennifer Ford at 801-568-7250 or jford@sandy.utah.gov.

Service - Eagle Projects

For local Scouts, a list of ideas and projects that have been used and developed by scouts into successful Eagle Service Projects. This resource was created as a starting point to help potential Eagle Scouts determine an area of interest for service in our community. Each spring, Sandy Pride provides an additional wealth of service opportunities that welcome the assistance of the scouting community. For information or questions, please contact Amy Anderton at 801-568-7254.

Statistical Report

The Sandy City Statistical Report for 2012 (PDF) is now available. It contains useful information regarding population, land use, housing characteristics, development trends, economics, community facilities and public services. A printed report is also available for a fee in the Planning Department at City Hall.

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