About the Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman

The Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman protects and preserves the property rights of Utah citizens. The Office helps individuals and government agencies understand and comply with land use and property rights laws. The Office also resolves property rights disputes and advocates fairness and balance when private property rights conflict with public needs.

The Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman is a neutral, non-partisan agency that helps citizens understand and protect their rights to property ownership and use.

See About the Ombudsman for more information.

This Website is intended to be a resource for private citizens and local officials alike. We welcome your input and constructive comments to help this site serve the public in the best manner possible. To learn more about the Ombudsman, and how the Office may help you, click on the Resource links.

You may use the search bar at the top of each page to search the entire Website, including our Advisory Opinion Library. To return to this Welcome Page, simply click on the white bar at the top of each page.

What is an Ombudsman?

An Ombudsman (ahm-buds-mun) is an independent government representative who assists and advises citizens, and helps resolve disputes between citizens and government entities.