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Layton Utah Temple Groundbreaking Announced

On Saturday, May 30, 2020, the groundbreaking ceremony will be held for the Layton Utah Temple. The service will be broadcast to stake centers in the temple district, and attendance at the temple site will be by invitation only. Elder Craig C. Christensen, president of the Utah Area, will preside. The three-story, 87,000-square-foot temple will be constructed at the corner of Oak Hills Drive and Rosewood Lane in Layton. A preliminary subdivision plat and an application for a conditional use permit were brought before the Layton City Planning Commission in November.

Exterior Rendering Released for the Layton Utah Temple

As project leaders prepare to file plans and public documents for the Layton Utah Temple with the City of Layton, an official rendering of the three-story, 87,000-square-foot House of the Lord has been released to the public. No groundbreaking date has yet been determined.

Site Location Announced for the Layton Utah Temple

The site of the Layton Utah Temple has been announced through an official news release as an 11.8-acre property located at the corner of Oak Hills Drive and Rosewood Lane on the southeast side of Layton. Plans are still being developed for a three-story building of approximately 87,000 square feet. Project leaders will begin filing public documents with the City in the coming months. The official rendering will be released at a later date. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
Layton Utah Temple
Preparing for groundbreaking ceremony; applications submitted for preliminary subdivision plat and conditional use permit
Layton Utah Temple
Preparing for groundbreaking ceremony; applications submitted for preliminary subdivision plat and conditional use permit
Layton Utah Temple
Preparing for groundbreaking ceremony; applications submitted for preliminary subdivision plat and conditional use permit