Home To Adventure

 You’ll enjoy our city’s rich history, opportunities for business growth, gorgeous mountain range…not to mention that the recreation in Payson is unsurpassed. You will find your Home to Adventure here in Payson.


Education is key in providing opportunity for growth. Nebo School District provides the public education for school-aged children. Payson is also conveniently located to many options for institutions of higher learning.

Home to Adventure

Experience the hometown charm and celebrations


Whether you are looking for an industrial or commercial business area, Payson has several options. The Payson Business Park, located adjacent to Interstate 15, provides a corporate atmosphere and is a Utah State Economic Development Area.


Gladstan Golf Course is located in Payson just 15 minutes south of Provo, Utah and boasts beautiful rolling fairways, plentiful bunkers, water and amazing views. Enjoying eating at the Gladstan Grill before or after golfing. The food is delicious and the view is wonderful if you sit on the deck and look over the valley!



Forebay Area Management Plan

City Council approved the management plan on November 4th 2020.
See link below for the adopted plan.

Payson Forebay Management Plan


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Payson City Council Meeting - January 20, 2021

Notice is hereby given that the Payson City Council will hold their regularly scheduled City Council meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, virtually through a link with Zoom Video Communications. Please use the link below to participate and/or view the meeting.

Participants/citizens will only be able to attend virtually.


Topic: City Council Meeting January 20, 2021
Time: Jan 20, 2021 06:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 932 2582 4023
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2021 City Council Meeting Dates and Times

RESOLUTION NO. 12-16-2020-A


WHEREAS, Title 52, Chapter 4, Part 2 of the Utah Code, as amended, requires that any public body holding regular meetings scheduled in advance over the course of a year shall give public notice at least once each year of its annual meeting schedule;

 NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of Payson, Utah:

  1. Regular City Council meetings during the calendar year of 2021 will be conducted on the first and third Wednesday of each month beginning at 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. in the Payson City Council Chambers at 439 West Utah Avenue, Payson, Utah unless otherwise canceled or rescheduled by the Payson City Council.
  2. City staff is hereby authorized and directed to post a copy at the Payson City Hall, provide a copy to the Payson Chronicle, and post a copy on the Utah Public Notice Website.

This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its passage by the Payson City Council adopted in a public meeting.

Passed by the Payson City Council this 16th day of December, 2020.

                                      /s/ William R. Wright          
                            William R. Wright, Mayor


            /s/ Kim E. Holindrake                        

Kim E. Holindrake, City Recorder

Nebo School District

Click here for the Nebo School District's web page. They will be posting updates regarding the COVID-19 virus and the School District's plans for preparations for the virus.

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Midterm City Council Vacancy


Notice is hereby given of a Midterm City Council Vacancy in Payson City, Utah. Any person interested in serving as a City Council Member, and meeting the following eligibility and residency requirements, is hereby invited to submit a letter of intent to serve. The appointed Council Member will serve until the first Monday in January following the 2021 Municipal Election. The letter of intent to serve must be received by Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. to Payson City Recorder, 439 W Utah Avenue, Payson UT 84651. The vacancy will be filled on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, during the regular Payson City council meeting at 6:00 p.m. or immediately thereafter at 439 W Utah Avenue, Payson UT 84651. (UCA 20A-1-510 & 10-3-301)

Eligibility and Residency Requirements:

  • Candidates must be a United States citizen at the time of filing for candidacy.
  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age at the time of the appointment.
  • Candidates must be a legal resident of the municipality for 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of appointment.
  • Candidates must be a registered voter of the municipality.
  • In accordance with Utah Constitution, Article IV, Section 6, a mentally incompetent individual, an individual convicted of a felony, or an individual convicted of treason or a crime against the elective franchise may not hold office in this state until the right to hold elective office is restored as provided by statute.


Payson City Hours of Operation

Mon.-Thurs. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

After Hours Utility Emergencies:

For Power, Water, Sewer, Parks, Streets, and Storm Drain

Please Call 801-465-5270

Please Do Not Contact Us Through the Comments if There Is An Emergency, Please Call The Number Above if Our Office is Closed or Call Debbie at 801-465-5217 During Work Hours if There is a Utility or Garbage Issue.



News & Events:

The Utah Lake Commission is working with a team of student interns from BYU to evaluate the community interests in recreation offerings available at Utah Lake, with the hopes of working with partners to implement new activities and events in the future. Please complete a survey to collect data on people's interests.

Click here to go to the survey form.

Golf Course

GolfGladstan Golf Course

Gladstan Golf Course is located in Payson just 15 minutes south of Provo, Utah and boasts beautiful rolling fairways, plentiful bunkers, water and amazing views.

Enjoying eating at the Gladstan Grill before or after golfing. The food is delicious and the view is wonderful if you sit on the deck and look over the valley!

Book a Tee time!

Curbside Recycling


Curbside Recycling

Recycling is now available to Payson City Residents. Downloadable Information Sheet

 Click here for the schedule and more information.

Community Alert System!
Community Alert System

Community Alert System

Get alerts about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, law enforcement activity, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

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Employment Opportunities

Are you looking for a great seasonal job?

Payson City has some wonderful


Payson City is currently recruiting for seasonal     workers for the pool, golf course, cemetery, parks, streets, and city grounds. 

To learn more about the open positions and how to apply.

Community Development Block Grant Survey

 The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program grants funds to cities and non-profits in Utah County for community development projects to assist in developing viable communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities, especially for persons of low and moderate income.
As part of the consolidated planning process we are soliciting feedback from residents, cities, towns, and public service providers. Your input in this process will inform our strategic plan and funding decisions over the next five years...your participation is critical and we appreciate your time in responding!
To complete this survey in English please click here: 
To complete this survey in Spanish, please click here:
El Programa de Subvención de Desarrollo Comunitario (CDBG, por sus siglas en inglés) proporciona fondos a ciudades y organizaciones sin fines de lucro en el Condado de Utah para promulgar proyectos de desarrollo comunitario con el fin de crear comunidades viables al proporcionar una vivienda digna, un entorno de vida adecuado y al expandir las oportunidades económicas, especialmente para personas de recursos bajos y moderados.
Como parte del proceso de planificación consolidada, estamos realizando una encuesta de las residentes, ciudades, pueblos y proveedores de servicios públicos. Su aporte contribuirá con nuestro plan estratégico y las decisiones de financiación durante los próximos cinco años... ¡su participación es crucial y le agradecemos su tiempo!

Curbside Recycling

Click here for the 2021 recycling calendar. 

Recreation Department

Visit the Recreation Department website to sign up for sports and other recreational activities.

Payson & Santaquin Area Chamber of Commerce

Payson City Chamber of Commerce offers a strong network of businesses working together to keep consumers in our city. Businesses have the opportunity to invest in the community while also giving them a chance to increase their own business growth.

Email the Mayor and City Council