Community Development

The Community Development Department provides building, code enforcement, and planning / development services in a professional and friendly manner to enhance and protect the quality of life, sense of community, well-being and prosperity of the city’s residents, businesses and visitors.


In addition, this important department ensures construction and development activities comply with the following:

  • Latest building codes
  • City’s Land Development Code, and
  • City’s Comprehensive Plan
  • All the while maintaining enforcement of city ordinances and regulations

The staff is committed to making our community an even better place for its residents to live and enjoy life. By funding community and economic development projects, we strive to honor our past, celebrate today and plan for our future. As our population grows, we are committed to holding fast to the small town values that make the city of Eureka such a special place to live, work and visit.

Some recent developments that have taken place within Eureka City is the adoption of the Eureka Trails Concept Plan.  Eureka City Mayor, Council and Planning Commission, in conjuction with the National Park Service; Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program; and Brigham Young University recently completed the Eureka Trails Concept Plan 2019 to develop a well-connected, safe, and sustainable trail system to allow motorized and non-motorized recreation that will positively contribute to Eureka's quality of life, economy, and tourism opportunities.  

Eureka Trails Concept Plan 2019