About CED

Recently, the Davis County Planning, Economic Development, and Tourism Departments joined forces to form the Davis County Community and Economic Development Department. These three areas work hand in hand to help make our community strong and economically stable.

Whether you are looking to relocate your business, apply for a business license (in the unincorporated county), or just looking for some staycation ideas; our department can Connect You. 

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  • Economic Growth

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Economic Development

An ever increasing number of Viewors, residents and businesses are discovering the distinct advantages that Davis County offers. Situated just north of Salt Lake City, Davis County offers a superb, central location.


Davis County Economic Development is focused on three core areas, business retention, expansion and recruitment.

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Utah has favorable demographics, national recognition, educated and qualified workforce,  a low cost of doing business due to favorable utility and tax rates, and Utah is a right to work state.

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Davis County works closely and communicates frequently with its 15 cities to create shovel ready land sites. 

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Quality Of Life

Davis County "Connects.You." to safe and secure communities to live and work, where families can thrive, and promote and develop businesses.

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Questions About Tourism?

Davis County is the area’s most popular playground, with 5 amusement centers, 11 golf courses, the Great Salt Lake and Antelope Island—one of Utah’s most scenic state parks. During your visit, relax at one of Davis County’s many nationally branded hotels. Choose from more than 1,800 rooms at 20 hotels, with more opening each year. If you’re looking for places to dine, Davis County has more than 400 restaurants, offering a wide variety of cuisines—from steaks and lobster to simple, budget-friendly options.


Davis County Planning Department is charged to uphold the health, welfare, and safety of the residents in the unincorporated county. 

Planning Documents & Applications

Davis County planning maps, documents, permits, business licence applications and other various forms/applications. 

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Planning Bodies

Davis County Planning Commission, Mutton Hollow Planning Commission and the Davis County Active Transportation Committee.

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Grant Programs

Davis County administers several grant programs which are funded by federal or state funds. 

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Housing & Homelessness

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Contact Us

Our professional economic development staff team offers a variety of resources to help local, state, national and global businesses develop their economic potential in the Davis County area.

Department Managed Events

We connect with the community! There are many events happening in Davis County that connect visitors and neighbors. Below are our annual events information, please click on the links to learn more. 


Antelope By Moonlight Bike Ride

The ride starts mid July at White Rock Bay and is lit by the full moon. The 24 mile route goes from White Rock Bay to the historic Fielding Garr Ranch and back. The road is asphalt- road or mountain bikes are great.

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Great Salt Lake Bird Festival

The Great Salt Lake Bird Festival is one of the most unique bird festivals in the U.S. The field trips are held at some of the most amazing wildlife areas in the world  are abundant with bird life!

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Youth Charities Golf Tournament

The Commissioners’ Cup Golf Tournament  was created to give back to youth organizations in Davis County.  This tournament has become a favorite for local businesses, golfers and their friends. 

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Fine Art Exhibit

The Davis County Arts Advisory Committee is holding the 6th annual Night with the Masters event in conjunction with the 6th Annual Davis County Fine Art Exhibit. This event celebrates those who have entered works into the exhibit.

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Photography Event

Every Spring the Davis County Arts Advisory Committee holds a photography exhibit/contest. Images are displayed in the Davis County Administration Building for six months. 

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Tour of Utah

Davis County has been the host venue for the Tour of Utah for three years in a row. We look forward to this event each year. We encourage those in the community to get out and support the racers and enjoy the festivities. 

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