The City Recorder's office is located in Room 101 on the main floor of the Orem City Center. The office is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays. Please feel free to contact us at the numbers listed below. We would be happy to help you.
The Recorder's Office is also a passport acceptance facility. We accept passport applications Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays. For details, click here.
Under the general supervision of the City Manager, the Recorder's Office is responsible for coordinating City Council meeting documents (Agendas and Minutes), and monitoring compliance with laws governing public meetings and City records. The City Recorder and staff have the job of keeping the official record of all City Council actions, including resolutions, ordinances and minutes.
The Recorder's Office preserves historical records of the City and provides records research for the public. Other responsibilities encompass records management (including inactive records storage), maintenance and distribution of the City Code and distribution of the General Plan. All records are handled in accordance with the Government Records Access Management Act (GRAMA).
All public noticing including meetings, agendas, and ordinances are posted by this office.
The City Recorder and staff coordinate and administer the City’s Municipal Election and election related activities. This includes the recruiting, hiring, and training of election poll workers, and providing forms and general process information to the public.
The General Plan
The *Orem General Plan is the official statement of goals and policies for the future development in the City of Orem. The plan describes general, long-range goals and related policies to guide growth and development within the City.
You can obtain a copy of the Orem General Plan from the link above or in the Recorder's Office. Please call ahead to give the office ample time to make copies. Copies can be made on CD or paper.
Call the Recorder's Office for further information and pricing at (801) 229-7298 or (801) 229-7074.
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Requesting Public Records Information
Please print and fill out a Records Request Form with as much detail as possible. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the pdf files. Once you have filled out the form, you may fax, mail, or bring the form to:Recorder's Office56 North State StreetOrem, UT 84057tel:(801) 229-7298fax: (801) 229-7197
Please allow 10 business days to process your request.