• The Orem Economic Charrette

    The City will be hosting an economic planning session that will bring citizens and world-renown consultants together to collaborate on a strategic plan for economic development and redevelopment. These meetings will take place August 19-21 at the City Center and all Orem residents are invited and encouraged to come and participate. 

    This is a great opportunity to help build the type of city that you want to live in. The professional planners welcome and will incorporate your suggestions and ideas into the overall strategic plan.

    If you want to be involved in helping guide the changes taking place in Orem, you should come to these meetings. You do not need any previous experience or expertise. Just being an Orem resident who wants to contribute in a meaningful way qualifies you to be a part of this process.

    More information.

  • Gary Giles begins Service as Police Chief

    Gary Giles began his service as Chief of Police August 4th. Chief Giles will be a great asset in keeping Orem one of the safest cities in America. Giles was an Orem police officer for 20 years before retiring and serving as Chief of Police in Portland, Texas. 

    Welcome home Chief Giles. 


  • Midtown 360 Development

    The City Council gave the soon-to-be owners of Midtown Village their vote of approval on the planned purchase and completion of Midtown Village. It will be completed in phases to ensure that each building that is started is completed.

    The two standing towers will be completed similar to the original plan, but the plan for the west building will be much different. All three buildings will be painted the colors shown in the pictures. These pictures represent the future west building (along Orem Blvd.) Also included in the concept plan is a gathering place with a splash pad, benches, tables, etc.

  • City Budget

    The City Council has accepted and approved the final budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.

    Click here to download the 2014-2015 City of Orem Budget.

  • University Place & Mall Remodel

    The Woodbury Corporation is leading the charge to revamp the 112-acre University Mall property.

    The City Council approved the plan, now known as University Place, and includes 600,000 square feet of office, 1,100 housing units, 1.3 million square feet of retail, a two-acre civic plaza and park, a swim and tennis club, an outdoor music venue, and a hotel.

Orem City

Orem, UT // 56 North State Street // Phone: 801.229.7000


About Orem City

The City of Orem was organized in 1919 and named after Walter C. Orem, President of the Salt Lake and Utah Railroad. Orem is now the commercial and technological center for Central Utah and is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States. Housing, educational, and employment opportunities continue to be in high demand as Orem's population approaches 91,000 residents.

The City of Orem is located on the eastern shore of Utah Lake and extends on the east to Provo and the foothills of Mount Timpanogos. It shares the general location with Provo, and its history is closely related to that of Provo. Its recent explosive development and growth have resulted in Orem's population exceeding 88,000 people, according to 2010 census figures making it the fifth-largest city in Utah.