Taylorsville Utah Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location officially announced
Announcement:5 October 2019
Total Floor Area:70,000 square feet
As of December 2019, the location has been announced for the Taylorsville Utah Temple, which is in the design and approval stages. Project leaders will soon begin work with government officials and will submit public documents in the coming months. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
Renderings of the Taylorsville Utah Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.
The Taylorsville Utah Temple will be a three-story building of approximately 70,000 square feet with a central spire.
On December 11, 2019, the location of the Taylorsville Utah Temple was announced. The temple will be constructed on the site of an existing meetinghouse and recreational field at 2603 West 4700 South. The meetinghouse, which currently serves as the stake center for the Taylorsville Utah Valley Park Stake, will be demolished. The 7.5-acre site, situated at the southwest corner of an I-215 interchange, will offer a convenient location for patrons and a beautiful landmark to beltway motorists.1
On October 5, 2019, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Taylorsville Utah Temple at the 189th Semiannual General Conference.2
The Taylorsville Utah Temple will be the twenty-third temple built in Utah and the fifth built in the Salt Lake Valley, following the Salt Lake Temple (1893), the Jordan River Utah Temple (1981), the Draper Utah Temple (2009), and the Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple (2009).
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temple News Release, "New Temple Site Locations Announced in Texas and Utah," 11 Dec. 2019.
- "President Nelson Announces Eight New Temples During General Conference," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 5 Oct. 2019.