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Zoning Code RENOvation Open House - Zoning Districts and Uses

  • Date: 09/30/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  
  • Location: Neil Road Recreation Center
    3925 Neil Rd.
    Reno, Nevada 89502
  • Introduction: Join us to give feedback on the draft code for Reno zoning districts and uses.

The City of Reno is updating its land development code. The update considers targeted changes to zoning regulations and development standards. Public input is an important part of this project, and we invite you to get involved! Please join us for the Zoning Code RENOVation open house on Monday, Sept. 30. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. in the gym at the Neil Road Recreation Center.

RSVP here!  An RSVP is not required to attend any of these meetings, but it does help us plan the events. Please RSVP so we know you are coming!  

This meeting will focus on gathering input on the draft sections of code that detail:

  • The proposed set of zoning districts;
  • The land uses allowed in those zoning districts; and
  • The standards that apply to certain land uses.

View the draft code and comment online here.


You can find more information about the project at Reno.Gov/Zoning.

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