(1)  The counties of the state are those whose geographic boundaries are described in the official county boundary records maintained by the office of the lieutenant governor and may be changed only in accordance with the provisions of this title.

Terms Used In Utah Code 17-50-104

  • County: means a unit of local government that is a body corporate and politic and a legal subdivision of the state, with geographic boundaries as described in Section 17-50-104, and powers as provided in Part 3, County Powers. See Utah Code 17-50-101
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
(2)  The office of the lieutenant governor shall maintain the official county boundaries for the counties of the state and update those boundaries upon the lieutenant governor’s issuance, under Section 67-1a-6.5, of an applicable certificate, as defined in that section.

Amended by Chapter 350, 2009 General Session