ZAP's volunteer Advisory Boards review applications based on a set of rigorous criteria and provide funding recommendations to the Salt Lake County Council for final approval.
The ZAP Policy was updated and approved by the Salt Lake County Council on September 20, 2016
The ZAP Ordinance was updated and approved by the Salt Lake County Council on February 20, 2007
The Salt Lake County Council passed the ZAP Tier I and Zoological Organizations Board Diversity Resolution on August 18, 2008
The Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks Program (ZAP) is authorized by legislation at the state level.
The County (includes ZAP) 1/10th of 1% Optional Sales Tax Funding for Botanical, Cultural, Recreational, and Zoological Organizations legislation can be found in the
Utah Code listed as 59-12-701 through 59-12-705.
The City 1/10th of 1% Optional Sales Tax Funding Legislation for Botanical, Cultural, Recreational and Zoological Organizations can be found in the
Utah Code listed as 59-12-1401 through 59-12-1403.