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!

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.





Pickleball, Skatepark & Park Pavilions are now open

We are excited to let you know, that we have opened the pickleball courts, skatepark, and the park pavilions and restrooms.

The playground will remain CLOSED at this time.

Please follow social distancing recommendations while using these facilities.



On 08/14/2020 at 1030 hours Payson Police Officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the area of 600 East 500 North. A women exited her home and witnessed an adult male striking her neighbor about the body and head with a sledge hammer. The women called out to the suspect to stop. The suspect then turned his attention to her and walked toward her home, which is a daycare facility. The suspect proceeded to strike the children and another adult with his fists and then fled the area. 

*UPDATE* 8/15/2020

The suspect has been taken into custody. The suspect is 17 years of age and has been booked into Slate Canyon Youth Detention as of 08/15/2020 at 05:00 AM. As the suspect is a juvenile we will not be releasing his name.

After a series of leads provided by the public, investigators were able to identify 17 year old suspect in this case. At approximately 04:00 AM the suspect chose to turn himself into the police department. The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

At present the victim is in the ICU in critical condition. Payson Police Department would like to extend our sincere gratitude toward all the surrounding law enforcement agencies that responded and assisted in the investigation of this incident. We would equally like to extend our gratitude who citizens who aided the investigations by reviewing home video surveillance and relayed any information they felt might aid in finding the suspect in this case.

Payson Police continues to send our thoughts to the victims impacted by this senseless act of violence perpetrated against them.
The suspect was booked on the following charges:
Attempted Aggravated Murder, Aggravated Assault (two counts), Aggravated child abuse (two counts), Child abuse (two counts), Burglary of a dwelling, Obstruction of justice, Criminal trespass (two counts), Disorderly Conduct

Sergeant N. Sandoval
Payson Police Department


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Payson City Planning Commission Meeting - September 23, 2020

Notice is hereby given that the Payson City Planning Commission will hold their regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, via Zoom Video Communications.

Topic: Planning Commission September 23, 2020
Time: Sep 17, 2020 06:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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DO NOT flush these down the toilet.

If you must use these in place of toilet paper do not flush them, they will cause a clog and possibly a sewage back up.

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.


Keep your home safe


Keep the workplace safe


Keep School Safe


Keep commercial establishments safe

News & Events:

2020 Golden Onion Days

Payson Golden Onion Days will be held September 4-7, 2020

Download the Golden Onion Days booklet here.

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 2020 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