A new golf course and business park in West Valley City won't have a next-door neighbor that treats and cleans contaminated soil, city officials decided.
The city's Planning Commission voted to deny a request by Sonas Inc., based in Pennsylvania, to start a business in the Central Valley Asphalt building, 2400 S. 4000 West.Property Reserve Inc., a development arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opposed the company, claiming it wouldn't be compatible with the proposed golf course and business complex, known as Lake Park. The company is donating land to Salt Lake County for the golf course and plans to develop the business park and lakes around it.
Sonas officials had asked for a seven-year permit, promising to leave if the company no longer was compatible with the area after that time.
But Property Reserve officials hope the golf course will be in place within three years.