SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Tuesday that it has filed preliminary plans with the city of Saratoga Springs for construction of a temple announced in April 2017.5 comments on this story
The new temple will be located in the Beacon Pointe subdivision, west of Redwood Road and north of Meadow Side Drive.
Then-church President Thomas S. Monson made the announcement of the temple in general conference of April 2017.
The church has 163 operating temples worldwide with another 46 under construction or in the planning phases.
According to the church's Newsroom site, the Saratoga Springs temple will be three stories of approximately 87,000 square feet. The temple site is 22.7 acres.
Specific design plans are still being developed and no groundbreaking date has been set, according to Newsroom.