About Us

West Bountiful City

Strength - Unity - Family

West Bountiful was first settled in 1848 as pioneers made their way into the territory. It was incorporated as a town on January 28, 1949 and became a city in 1962.

The City is located about eight miles north of Salt Lake City and twenty-nine miles south of Ogden.

The City operates under a six-member form of government, consisting of a Mayor and five Council Members. With the consent of the Council, the Mayor appoints a City Administrator to serve as the Chief Administrative Officer.

The 5,900 residents enjoy a quiet, rural, equestrian lifestyle. Cultural activities are provided through a monthly concert series and arts displays. Major events include 4th of July celebration, Founders' Day celebration, and special activities for Easter and Christmas.

The City benefits from a vibrant commercial district along 500 West between 400 North and 500 South, with a variety of goods and services from Restaurants to Home Improvement and Savings Club businesses.

The City provides the following services: full-time police department, water utility, storm drain utility, refuse (garbage and recycling), streets, parks and trails, business licensing, and building permitting and inspections.

Additional services are provided as follows: Fire services are provided by the South Davis Metro Fire District; Sanitary Sewer services are provided by the South Davis Sewer District; Animal Care and Control services are provided by Davis County; Electric services are provided by Rocky Mountain Power; and natural gas services are provided by Dominion Energy.