Mendon, Utah

Mendon is located in Northern Utah’s beautiful Cache Valley. Mendon was established in the Cache Valley, following the peaceful conclusion of the so called “Utah War” of 1858. As the second community to be founded in Cache County, she was for a long time the gateway into the Cache Valley. The majority of the pioneers entering Cache Valley during this time, would do so over the low divide, just north of Mendon proper. Mendon was at first referred to as the “North Settlement,” in those early times, being north of Maughan’s Fort. The name of North Settlement was used until December 19, 1859 when Apostle Ezra T. Benson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, named her Mendon.



Monday  11:30 – 2:30
Tuesday  1:00 – 4:00
Wednesday  11:30 – 2:30
Thursday  1:00 – 4:00
Friday  11:00 – 1:00

Library Hours are listed under the Library tab at the top of the webpage.


P&Z  Meeting
Wednesday, November 13 at 7 PM
Agenda TBD
To have an item addressed on the P&Z agenda, please email at least two weeks in advance of the meeting.


City Council Meeting
Thursday, November 14 at 6:00 PM
Agenda to be determined
Email or call 435-753-3449 at least one week prior to the meeting to add an item to the agenda for discussion.

Meeting Schedule

Planning and Zoning meetings are held monthly, each 2nd Wednesday at 7:30 PM at the Mendon City Hall.  Please email for further information.

City Council meetings are held monthly, each 2nd Thursday at 6PM at the Mendon City Hall.  Please call 753-3449 or email for further information.

 Agendas are posted on the Utah Public Notice website, at the post office, city office and in the Herald Journal prior to the meeting.  No meetings are held in December.

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Mendon City Council position available

Newly elected councilmember, Shara Swan, will not be able to serve her term and has resigned her position.  A two year appointment for councilmember is available.  The successful candidate will serve until the end of 2021.  If interested, you must submit a letter of application to Paul Cressall, Mendon City Recorder. P.O. BOX 70, Mendon, UT 84325 or drop off at the city offices during business hours.  Applications must be received by 4:00 pm on January 2nd.

All candidates must meet the qualifications for a candidate:

  1. Be a United State citizen at the time of filing.
  2. Be a registered voter of the municipality
  3. Be a resident of the municipality for 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election.
  4. Cannot be a convicted felon.

A one page written statement about yourself and your qualifications would be appreciated.  All potential candidates must attend the January City Council Mtg. on January 9th, starting at 6:00 pm.  The council will conduct interviews of all candidates. Immediately after the interviews the council will go into executive session to discuss the candidates.  After the executive session the council meeting will then be reopened with the appointment being made.

The successful candidate will be sworn in and begin serving immediately.

Mendon City Recorder
Paul Cressall


It shall be unlawful to park or deposit any motor vehicle, trailer, or other obstruction on any street in this municipality between the first (1st) day of December of each year and the fifteenth (15th) day of March of the following year, for a period of time longer than three minutes when loading or unloading passengers and for a period of time longer than 30 minutes when loading, unloading or delivering property between the hours of 12:00 o’clock midnight and 7:00 a.m. This section shall not apply to doctors on house calls, vehicles used in the repair of utilities, or emergency vehicles

Public Input Requested at Planning and Zoning Workshops

Dear Mendon City Residents,

Mendon’s Planning and Zoning Committee is looking for input from the community regarding future growth and development in Mendon City.  As such, they will be holding three General Plan Workshops where citizens of Mendon can learn about future plans for Mendon City, as well as participate in open discussions regarding those plans. The workshops will be held in the Mendon City Library on the following dates:

  • November 13, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. The focus will be How We Want to Grow in Mendon.
  • January 8, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. The focus will be Infrastructure in Mendon.

We hope to see you there!

Best regards,

Mendon City Planning and Zoning Board

Building Restrictions

Mendon City Council passed a resolution on November 8th allowing up to 15 new culinary water hookups which may include one minor subdivision.  Major Subdivisions are not being considered at this time.  Development of viable water resources are currently being pursued.  See the following resolutions for details   2018-15 Development Regulation

Single Family Home Application

In order to apply for a single family home construction, complete the following form and submit the application and required documents to the secretary of the Planning and Zoning one week prior to the P&Z meeting.  Email for information.

Single Family Building Plan

Cross Connection Public Awareness


Mendon City Ordinance requires that every dog be licensed annually.  The license fee is $5 for a fixed animal and $10 for a non-fixed animal.  Fees double after April 1st. If you have five or more dogs over the age of four months you must also pay a kennel fee of $40 in addition to the regular dog license fees listed above.   Proof of current rabies shot is REQUIRED.  Licenses may be purchased during regular Mendon City Office hours M-T 1-4 or Fr 9-11.

Any concern about code violations concerning dogs, please contact Cache County Animal Control at 435-753-7555.  If a dog is found with a Mendon City tag, please call the city office at 435-753-3449 to obtain the owner’s contact information.

Ed Buist – Mayor

Elected in November of 2009.  Began first term in January 2010.  Lifelong Mendon City resident.  As were my parents.  As were their parents.  Love sports.  Especially USU.  The Jazz.  The Dolphins.  The Dodgers.  The Yankees.  I enjoy serving the city.  Learning new things and forming new relationships is fun.  Happy for the opportunity to share what talents I have with the community