About MSD Services

The MSD is a special district providing municipal services to five metro townships, a town and unincorporated Salt Lake County. The member communities consist of:

  • Town of Brighton
  • Copperton Metro Township
  • Emigration Canyon Metro Township
  • Kearns Metro Township
  • Magna Metro Township
  • White City Metro Township
  • Unincorporated Salt Lake County

The MSD is governed by a Board of Trustees made up of five mayors and two council members from the member communities.

Staffing & Administrative Support

The MSD provides the following Staffing and Administrative Support for the Member Communities: *


The MSD provides the following Municipal Services:

  1. Planning and Zoning
  2. Animal Control Services - contracted with Salt Lake County Animal Services
  3. Parks Maintenance and Operations - contracted with Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation and/or a third party.
  4. Public Works - Construction and Maintenance of Rights-of-Way - contracted with Salt Lake County Public Works Operations and Engineering, including:
  5.  Business Licensing
  6. Code Enforcement

The MSD does not provide police, fire protection or sanitation services.

* May be provided by MSD employees or under contract with Salt Lake County or a third party.