Washoe County is seeking public input on code relating to accessory structures on vacant property


Community Services Department hosting workshop and open house Thursday, May 12, 2016.

Reno, Nevada. May 4, 2016. – (RealEstateRama) — The Washoe County Community Services Department’s Planning and Development Division is hosting a public workshop and open house regarding proposed amendments to Washoe County Code Chapter 110 (Development Code). The proposed updates focus on accessory structures and uses located on vacant property adjacent to a lot with a home or other established main use, and when both properties are under the same ownership.

The event is Thursday, May 12, 2016, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Washoe County Administration Complex. The public is welcome to stop by at any time during the workshop hours. County staff will be available to discuss the proposed amendments until 6 p.m.

Following public input, the amendments will be discussed by the Washoe County Planning Commission at its meeting. The public hearing is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

Who: Community Services Department

What: Public workshop and open house for proposed amendments to the Development Code

When: Thursday, May 12, 2016. Stop by anytime from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Mount Rose Conference Room (Room A265) at the Washoe County Administration Complex

1001 East Ninth Street, Reno

Building A, Second Floor, West End

Contact: Washoe County Planner Kelly Mullin, 775.328.3608 or kmullin (at) washoecounty (dot) us

For more information on the proposed amendment, view the staff report that outlines the reasons for the proposed updates, or review the proposed amendments online.

The facilities in which this workshop is being held are accessible to the disabled. Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations or assistance (e.g. sign language interpreters or assisted listening devices) at the meeting should notify the Washoe County Planning and Development Division at 775.328.3600 two working days prior to the meeting


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