Recent News

City Implements Water Conservation Guidelines

The City finds there is an urgent need to establish a water conservation goal and has created a Water Conservation Citizens Advisory Committee, which is made up of Cedar Hills residents with various expertise and focus on conservation. Last year, the City’s usage exceeded the State’s recommendation by more than double.

Celebrate Arbor Day - Win a Prize

Along with the nation and the world, the City of Cedar Hills will celebrate Arbor Day on April 25. It has been over 135 years since J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day. His simple idea of setting aside a special day for planting trees is now more important than ever. 

Family Festival Service Project to Aid People in Chiapas, Mexico

For Cedar Hills' first annual Family Festival service project, we have decided to team up with the Escalera and Launfal Foundations to help build schools and provide 1,000 feminine hygiene kits to people in desperate need living in the high mountains of Chiapas in Southern Mexico. Monetary donations will go directly towards school construction and hygiene kits.

AF Canyon Half Marathon and 5K

Cedar Hills runners, walkers, and strollers of all ages are invited to participate in the AF Canyon Half Marathon and 5K on June 21, 2014. The races, which Cedar Hills celebrate as part of this year’s Family Festival, are sponsored by the American Fork Hospital.

Humanitarian Project to Help Orphans in Peru

Citizens Asked to Help with K-9 Replacements

The American Fork Police Department, which Cedar Hills contracts for police service, would like to give citizens an opportunity to participate in the acquisition of two new police service dogs. The current dogs, Wolf and Duco, are now nine years old (63 human years) and suffer from arthritis, back and joint discomfort, and fatigue.

"Volunteering Is the Ultimate Exercise in Democracy"

Jenney Rees, City Council“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.” ~ Marjorie Moore 

It’s a new year and what better way to kick it off than to get involved in the community. As a city, we rely not only on staff and officials to make things happen but also on numerous volunteers who dedicate time and effort to make Cedar Hills a wonderful place to live. I want to thank all of those who serve on our many committees:

Cedar Hills Recognizes Valerie Scott

As part of the Cedar Hills Champions program, the City Council will recognize Valerie Scott for her efforts in raising awareness for those who suffer with lung cancer. Please read the complete Press Release.

Book the Vista Room for Your Special Event

The Vista Room at the Cedar Hills Community Center is the perfect place for special events: weddings, parties, family functions, business meetings, and more. Special resident rates available. Call Natalie or Becky at 801-785-9668, ext. 300, or visit us on Facebook or online at

Rental Property Business License Required

Effective January 1, 2014, a business license will be required for all non-owner-occupied residential properties. This business license will require contact information for the owner and someone at the local level, and will provide for inspections to ensure rental properties comply with current City code. All rental property owners should have received a letter through the mail regarding this new ordinance. Any questions can be directed to the City offices at 801-785-9668, ext. 100, or e-mail