35 West Main Street
Elsinore, Utah 84724
(435) 527-3306

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New City Building

The new Town Hall and Fire Station is now open. Please feel free to stop by for a tour or drop off your utility payment.

35 West Main

Office hours are 9:00-noon


New Town Hall/Fire Station

Pay for City Services


Currently online payments are not accepted. We welcome your utility payments by mail, drop box or hand delivery. Office hours are from 9:00 am to noon, Monday-Friday.

Elsinore Heritage Days Festival


We are currently looking for volunteers to help in several areas of the celebration, please contact the town office at 527-3306, if you are interested in voluneering.

More information to come…

Planning & Zoning

Planning Commission Members

Scott Hansen- Chairman

Chanley Olcott

Jim Boucher

Michelle Jensen

Sharon Sarkis

Meeting Schedule

All meetings are held at the Town Hall, 35 West Main Street, Elsinore Town, beginning at 7:00

August 27, 2009

September 24, 2009

October 29, 2009

November 19, 2009

December 17, 2009

Please be advised that in order for commissioners to consider any form of application, items must be added to the agenda prior to the meeting.


Town Council

Council Members

John Baxter – Mayor

Craig Yergensen – Parks, Cemetery, Fire Department

John Busk – Water Department, Hertiage Days

Robert Larsen – Streets

Libbie Zenger – Buildings, Animals

Please contact your local council member if you have an issue that needs to be addressed.



Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00, at the Town Hall, 35 West Main, Elsinore Town

August 4, 2009

September 1, 2009

October 6, 2009

November 3, 2009

December 1, 2009

Items must be on the agenda in order to be reviewed or discussed by the council



Water is provided by Elsinroe town. The water rates are as follows:

Codes & Ordinances

More Codes and Ordinances will soon be available online.

Please check back!

Ordinance 100



extracts from the minutes of a regular meeting of the board of trustees of the town of elsinore, held on the 8th day of january, 1938.


THE board of trustees of the town of elsinore convened in regular session at the town hall on the 8th day of January, 1938 at 8 o’clock p.m. the meeting was called to order by v.f. Bradley, town president. The clerk of the board of trustees called the roll. All members of the board were present as follows: rulon newell, legrand Johnson, lorin Sylvester, and walter smith. An ordinance numbered 100 and entitled “an ordinance providing for the construction of a town recreation hall, providing for the issuance and sale of general obligation bonds to defray part of the costs thereof” was introduced by rulon newell and read in full and considered by the board. It was moved by lorin Sylvester and seconded by legrand Johnson that all rules of the board of trustees which might prevent, unless suspended, the final passage and adoption of said ordinance at this meeting, be and the same are hereby suspended for the purpose of permitting and final passage and adoption of said ordinance at this meeting.


The question being upon the adoption of said motion and the suspension of such rules, the roll was called with following results:


Ayes: walter smith, rulon newell, lorin Sylvester, legrand Johnson. Total 4.


Nays: none


The town president declared said motion carried and such rules suspended.


Walter smith then moved that said ordinance be now placed upon  its final passage. Rulon newell seconded the motion.


The question being put upon the placing of said ordinance upon its final passage, the roll was called with the following results:


Ayes: legrand Johnson, rulaon newell, walter smith, lorin Sylvester. Total 4.


Nays: none


The town president declared the motion carried.


Legrand Johnson thereupon moved that the said ordinance be finally passed and adopted as introduced and read. Lorin Sylvester seconded the motion.


The question being put upon the final passage and adopted of said ordinance. The roll was called with the following results:


Ayes: legrand Johnson, rulon newell, walter smith, lorin Sylvester. Total 4.


Nayes: none


The town president thereupon declared said motion carried and the ordinance finally passed and adopted.


The town president there upon signed said ordinance in approval thereof.

Ordinance 1961-4

An ordinance adopting the uniform traffic code for Utah cities and towns prepared and published by the Utah municipal league, 1961, as the traffic code for the town of Elsinore


Be it ordained by the board of trustees of the town of elsinore, Utah:


Section 1. adoption of uniform code. The traffic code adopted by the Utah municipal league as a code in book form entitled “uniform traffic code for Utah cities and towns” prepared and published by the Utah municipal league in 1961, is hereby approved and adopted as the traffic code of the town of Elsinore, except as hereinafter specified and by this reference, pursuant to the provisions of Section 10-6-12, Utah code annotated, 1953, as amended, is made a part of this ordinance to the same extent and effect as though said code were copied in full:


  1. All references is said code to “city” and to any department, agency or agent thereof, shall be deemed to mean the town of “elsinore” and its departments, agencies or agents.
  2. All references in said code to the “chief of police” shall be deemed to mean marshal and reference to the “police department” shall be deemed to refer to the town’s law enforcement department.
  3. Whenever reports are required to be made to the “police department” said requirements, in the absence of a special police department clerk, may be deemed to be satisfied by a report filed with the office of the town clerk.


Section 2: penalties. Sections 15-5 and 16-1 of the said uniform traffic code are not hereby adopted, and in lieu thereof, the following sections 15-5 and 16-1 are enacted to read respectively as follows:


Section 15-5 – punishment. Every person convicted of violation of sections 15-1 or 15-2 shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than 30 days nor more than 3 months, or by a fine in an amount less than $100.00, or by both such fine and imprisonment.


Section 16-1 – penalties. Unless another penalty is expressly provided by law, every person convicted of a violation of any provision of this ordinance shall be punished by a fine in an amount less than $100.00, or imprisonment of 3 months in jail, or by both such fine and imprisonment.


section 3. emergency. In the opinion of the town board of trustees, it is necessary for the preservation of the peace, health and safety of this town that this ordinance shall be effective immediately.


Section 4. effective date. This ordinance shall take effect upon the date of its first posting, November 3, 1961.


Passed, adopted and ordered posted by the town board of trustees of elsinore this 3rd day of November, 1961.

Ordinance 1967-7



Be it ordained by the board of trustees of the town of elsinore, Utah:


SECTION 1. THROUGH STREETS DESIGNATED. THOSe streets and parts of streets designated by resolution of the townboard and declared to be through streets shall eb so designated for the control of traffic within elsinore town.


SECTION 2. THIS IS AUTHORITY TO ERECT STOP SIGNS. WHENEVER  a resolution has been adopted by the town board designating a through street and it has further been determined by resolution of the town board that a particular hazard exists upon streets approaching said through streets are upon any other street within elsinore town said council by resolution may determine whether vehicles shall stop at one or more intersections, and shall erect a stop sign at every such place where a stop is required as designated.


Section 3. every sign erected pursuant to this ordinance shall bear the word “stop” in letters not less than eight inches in height and shall be located as near as practical at the nearest line of the roadway and in full view of approaching motorists.


Section 4. when stop signs are erected as herein authorized all motor vehicles shall stop before entering into intersection so controlled by said stop signs.


Section 5. penalty. The penalty for failure to stop at a stop sign as herein provided shall be affine of not to exceed $99.00 or imprisonment not to exceed three months or by both such fine and imprisonment.


Section 6. in the opinion of the town board, it is necessary to the peace, health and safety of the inhabitants of the town of elsinore that this ordinance become effective immediately.


Section 7. effective date. This ordinance shall take effect upon the date of its first posting.


Passed, adopted and ordered published by posting by the town board of elsinroe, utah this 4th day of October, 1967.

Ordinance 1981-11



Be it ordained by the board TOWN COUNCIL of the town of elsinore, SEVIER COUNTY, STATE OF Utah, AS FOLLOWS:




whereas, the citizens and interested partis have expressed an interest in creating a trust fund for the maintenance, upkeep and preservation of said property;


now, therefor:


section 1: perpetual trust fund. There is hereby created a perpetual whiterock schoolhouse trust fund by the town of elsinroe. The fund shall be for the purpose of het perpetual maintenance, improvement, and care of the building now used and occupied for municipal office purposes.


Funds received from interested citizens and groups within the town of elsinore which are over and above the funds needed or the immediate maintenance of the property, shall be placed in trust, together with such funds as shall be contributed from time to time from the town of elsinore.


Interest form said fund shall be used by the town for the perpetual care of the property in accordance with the rules provided by the town council in connection therewith.


Passed and adopted by the elsinore town council on this 13th day of October, 1981.







Section 1. Title. This ordinance shall be known as the “Sales and Use Tax Ordinance of the City/Town of ELSINORE       


Section 2. Purpose. The 48th Session of the Utah Legislature of Utah has authorized the counties and municipalities of the State of Utah to enact sales and use tax ordinances imposing a one percent tax.


It is the purpose of this ordinance to conform the Sales and Use Tax of the municipality to the requirements of the Sales and Use Tax Act, Chapter 12 of Title 59, Utah Code Annotated, 1953, as currently amended.


Section 3. Effective Date. This ordinance shall become effective as of 12: 01 0′ clock a.m., IANUARY 1    , 1990.


Section 4. Sales and Use Tax.


(a) (1) From and after the effective date of this ordinance, there is levied and there shall be collected and paid a tax upon every retail sale of tangible personal property, services and meals made within the municipality at the rate of one percent.


(2) An excise, tax is hereby imposed on the storage, use, or other consumption in this municipality of tangible personal property from any retailer on or after the operative date of this ordinance at the rate of one percent of the sales price of the property.


(3) For the purpose of this ordinance all retail sales shall be presumed to have been consummated at the place of business delivered by the retailer or his agent to an out-of-state destination or to a common carrier for delivery to an out-of-state destination. In the event a retailer has no permanent place of business, the place or places at which the retail sales are consummated shall be as determined under the rules and regulations prescribed by and adopted. by the State Tax Commission. Public utilities as defined by Title 54, Utah Code Annotated, 1953, shall not be obligated to determined the place or places wJ.thin any county or municipality where public utilities services are rendered, but the place of sale or the sales tax revenue arising from such service allocable to the city shall be as determined by the State Tax Commission pursuant to an appropriate formula and other rules and regulations to be prescribed and adopted by it.


(b) (1) Except as hereinafter provided, and except insofar as they are inconsistent with the provisions of th~ Sales and Use Tax Act, all of the provisions of Chapter 12, Title 59, Utah Code Annotated, 1953, as amended, and in force and affect on the effective date of this ordinance, insofar as they relate to sales taxes, excepting Sections 59-12-101 and 59-12-119 thereof, are hereby adopted and made a part of the ordinance as through fully set forth herein.


(2) Wherever, and to the extent that in Chapter 12 of Title 59, Utah Code Annotated, 1953, the State of Utah is named or referred to as the taxing agency, the name of this municipality shall be substituted therefor. Nothing in subparagraph (b) shall be deemed to require substitution of the name of the municipality for the word “State” when that word is used as part of the title of the State Tax Commission, or of the Constitution of the State of Utah, nor shall the name of the municipality be substituted for that of the State in any section when the result of that substitution would require action to be taken by or against the municipality or any agency thereof, rather than by or against the State Tax Commission in performing the functions incident to the administration, or operation of the ordinance.


(3) If an annual license has been issued to a retailer under Section 59-12-106 of the said Utah Code Annotated, 1953, an additional license shall not be required by reason of this section.


(4) There shall be excluded from the purchase price paid or changed by which the tax is measured:

(A) The amount of any sales or use tax imposed by the State of Utah upon a retailer of consumer:


(B) The gross receipts from the sale of or the cost of storage, use or other consumption of tangible personal property upon which a sales or use tax has become due by reason of the sale transaction to any other municipality and any county in the State of Utah, under the sales or use tax ordinance enacted by that county or municipality in accordance with the Sales and Use Tax Act.


Section 6. Penalties. Any person violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be deemed gUilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine in an amount less tban $ 300.00 O~ imprisonment for a period of not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.


Section 7. Severability. If any section, subsection, ‘sentence, clause, phrase or portion of this ordinance, including buy not limited to any exemption is for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional by the decision of any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance.


It is the intention of the city/town council Lhat each separate prov1s10n of this ordinance shall be deemed independent of all other provisions herein.


Adopted by the City/Town Council of eLSINORE, uTAH, THIS 6TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1990.

Calendar & Events

Halloween Party

The annual Auxillary Halloween Party will be held October 31, at the Recreation Hall 60 South Center Street. Feel free to sport your best costume and come for dinner and a good time!

Christmas Party

This years Christmas party is sure to be a hit! Santa Clause is sure to drop by after the feast and the Hokey Pokey has started!

Heritage Days

More to come…

Business Listings

Made in Good Taste, 70 W Main

The Odd Job Wizard, 175 S Center St

Central Utah Concrete Cutting, 125 E 500 N

Olcott and Sons, Inc, 310 E 300 N

Clear Creek Homes, 310 E 300 N

Sevier Heating and Air Conditioning, 60 S Center St

Trimple M Enterprises, 75 n 100 W

Shays Siding & Windows, 95 S 100 E

Atlas Scale Company, 270 S Center St

Service Master by Sam, 90 N 300 W

Boyd N Bigelow Truckign, 175 W 100 S

The Cowboy Corral, 25 N Center

Kevin Moore Electric Company, 80 N 100 W

Sunny Shopper, 250 S Hwy 89

Mountain Land Inc, 90 W Main

Boucher Drywall Inc, 285 N 300 E

Extreme Wall Art, 150 N 350 E

LJL Caskets & More, 155 South Center

Giggles and Grins Daycare, 257 N 350 E

Ryan’s Concrete Pumping Service, 365 S Center

Tiffany’s Tips, 128 E 400N

No Holds Barred Inc, 285 W 100 S

Shannon’s Heating & Sheet Metal, 10 W 300 N

Tom’s All Around, 170 S Center

Leavitt Sales Inc, 285 W 100 S

Crosswinds, 285 W 100 S

John Busk Construction, 70 N 500 E

R & K Handyman Services, 285 W 100 S

Fire Department


Kevin Moore – Fire Chief

David St.Pierre

Mike Hansen

Jeoff Brookman

Tyler Moore

Jack Brookman

Dan Riddle

Jerrett Moore

Colt Trejo

Derrick Moore

Devin Moore

If you have a desire to join the Elsinore Volunteer Fire Department please contact the fire chief at 435-527-4391