Understanding land use planning is another important tool in the Real Estate process. The Utah Association of REALTORS® advocates for REALTORS® and their clients by promoting the preservation and extension of the right to own, transfer and use real property. The Association also provides professional development services to help its members prosper, including risk reduction training, educational opportunities, business tools and other vital member benefits. Their sponsorship of the Land Use Academy of Utah is provided as another opportunity for those involved in the industry to learn how decisions made by government officials affect your business and provide you with tools you may need to know to help your business. This purpose of this website is to provide the basics in understanding Utah’s land use laws and to foster on on going dialogue between all partners involved in the growth and change facing our communities and state.