Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Layton Utah Temple

Planning and approval phase; official exterior rendering released on October 8, 2019
Layton Utah Temple

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Location

Corner of Oak Hills Drive and Rosewood Lane
Layton, Utah
United States

Announcement: 

1 April 2018

Site: 

11.8 acres

Total Floor Area: 

87,000 square feet

Construction Status

As of October 2019, the Layton Utah Temple is in the planning and approval stages. Project leaders have begun working with city officials and will submit public documents in the coming weeks. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Rendering

On October 8, 2019, an official exterior rendering of the Layton Utah Temple was released.


Temple Design

Plans for the Layton Utah Temple call for a three-story building of approximately 87,000 square feet.


Temple Site

The Layton Utah Temple will be constructed on the site of an 11.8-acre pasture at the corner of Oak Hills Drive and Rosewood Lane on the southeast side of Layton. The property was acquired by the Church on Friday, March 30, 2018—two days before the temple was announced.


Temple Announcement

During the Sunday Afternoon Session of the 188th Annual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced the construction of the Layton Utah Temple. The city of Layton is located in Davis County, a growing region of Northern Utah where members are organized into 64 stakes. The Church had recently announced that the Utah Salt Lake City Mission would be reorganized as the Utah Layton Mission.1


Temple Facts

The Layton Utah Temple will be the nineteenth temple built in Utah and the second built in Davis County, following the Bountiful Utah Temple (1995).


  1. "Seven Temples Announced as April 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 1 Apr. 2018.

Bountiful Utah Temple
47th dedicated temple in operation