Utah Court of Appeals
2000 UT App 31, 997 P.2d 321
The enactment and amendment of zoning ordinances is a legislative act, and review of legislative acts is highly deferential to the legislative body.
The distinction between legislative and administrative functions rests on an important principle. It is a legislative body’s prerogative to determine public policy, a judicial body’s job to interpret the policy, and an administrative body’s job to enforce the policy.
A legislative body may rely on concerns from interested citizens when performing legislative functions.