Washington County Utah Temple
Recent News Articles
- April 16, 2020 – New Washington County LDS church temple site sees movement
- April 13, 2020 – Washington City farmer reflects on rich farming history of future LDS temple site
- April 7, 2020 – Renderings Released for Three Temples in the Western United States
- November 8, 2019 – New temple location in St. George ‘well-positioned’ for future community growth
- November 6, 2019 – Washington County Utah Temple Site Announced
Washington County Utah Temple Conditional Use Permit Approved
A conditional use permit was approved this evening for the Washington County Utah Temple at a meeting of the City of St. George Planning Commission. A conditional use permit is required for any structure higher than 40 feet. Plans for the 3-story temple call for a primary structure of approximately 70 feet and a steeple structure rising no higher than 230 feet. The site plan shows the 96,000-square-foot temple surrounded by 600 parking spaces and beautiful landscaping with hundreds of trees, prominent water features, ornamental fencing, and a boulevard-style driveway leading into the grounds.
Clearing the Temple Site in Washington County, Utah
A former farm in St. George, Utah, will soon be the site of the Washington County Utah Temple. For several days, heavy equipment has been clearing and grading the property. The official exterior rendering was recently released for the temple, as plans receive the necessary approvals and permits. Renovation continues on the city's first temple: the St. George Utah Temple.
Washington County Utah Temple to Be Built in St. George
The location of the Washington County Utah Temple has been officially announced as northeast of the intersection of 3000 East and 1580 South in the Washington Fields area of St. George. The temple will be a three-story building of approximately 88,000 square feet. Once detailed plans have been finalized, interior and exterior renderings will be released. Project leaders will soon begin work with government officials and will submit public documents in the coming months. No groundbreaking date has been announced. It will be the second temple to be constructed in St. George.