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Draft Ordinances

A public hearing has been set for February 21 at 1:00 pm on the revised and amended ordinance from the County Building and Planning Department to issue penalty fees associated with various code enforcements. Please contact the Building Department for more information.


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Approved Ordinances

An Ordinance amending Title 14 to allow for renewable energy development

Summary: An ordinance amending Title 14 of the Lincoln County Code to amend definitions, use tables, development standards, and other related sections to allow for renewable energy development and supporting facilities in the Toquop Planning Area.

Title 14 - Renewable Energy Development (17 kilobytes, 3 pages)

This ordinance was passed and adopted at a regular meeting on August 16, 2010.

 

Ordinance 2009-11

An ordinance adopting the agreement between the county of Lincoln, state of Nevada, and CoyoteSprings Investment, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Company, for the First Amendment to the Coyote Springs Development Agreement..

(A copy of this draft ordinance has been requested and will be posted here once it is received.)

This ordinance was passed and adopted at a regular meeting on January 19, 2010. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force as of February 4, 2010.

Ordinance 2009-10

This is an ordinance establishing licensing and permit fees and procedures for locksmiths, institutional locksmiths, and locksmith employees operating within Lincoln County and providing exemptions from such fees and procedures.

Proposed Locksmith Ordinance (31 kilobytes, 8 pages) pdf document converted directly from the official electronic copy.

This ordinance was passed and adopted at a regular meeting on January 19, 2010. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force as of February 4, 2010.

Ordinance 2009-09

This is an introduction of an ordinance to merge Coyote Springs-Lincoln County Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services General Improvement District (GID) into Coyote Springs-Lincoln County General Improvement District (GID) and the reorganization of the GID. The proposed ordinance will change the name to Coyote Springs-Lincoln County Consolidated General Improvement District and the Board of County Commissioners will be appointed as the Ex-Officio Board of Trustees.

Coyote Springs CSGID (pdf file, 110 kb)

This ordinance was approved by the Lincoln County Commissioners at the January 4, 2010 meeting. This ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after January 28, 2010.

Ordinance 2009-08

This is an ordinance amending Title 15 of the Lincoln County Code to revise and add definitions; revise and add use tables; address building and structure heights for electric generation, station uses; address on-site parking requirements for electric generation, station and data center uses; revise electric power system provider language; address both public and private natural gas systems; clarify hillside elevation points, and other matters properly relating thereto.

Ordinance 2009-08 - Title15 Amendment

This ordinance was approved by the Lincoln County Commissioners at the November 16, 2009 meeting. This ordinance affects the area around Coyote Springs only, not the rest of the county.

This ordinance is in force as of November 16, 2009.

Ordinance 2009-07

An ordinance renewing for the benefit of Christian Enterprises, Inc., D/B/A Rainbow Cable, a Nevada Corporation, its successors an assigns, a franchise for the right and privilege to construct, maintain, and operate a cable communications system within the County of Lincoln, State of Nevada, and to use property of the County of Lincoln, or that portion of the County’s property dedicated to public use for the maintenance of cables or wires underground, on the surface, or on poles for the provision of cable communications service. Read more...

This ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after December 3, 2009.

Ordinance 2009-06

An Ordinance to Impose a Franchise Fee of 2% of gross revenues equally and uniformly on all video service providers operating within the jurisdiction of Lincoln County for the privilege of providing video service through a video service network that occupies or uses, in whole or in part, any public right-of-way or highway within the jurisdiction of Lincoln County. Read more...

This ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after December 3, 2009.

Ordinance 2009-05

An Ordinance to Prohibit Alcohol and Open or Uncapped Containers in the Alamo Town Parks, Alamo, Lincoln County, Nevada

Summary: A uniform system of ordinances regarding the administration and enforcement of alcohol and open or uncorked  or glass containers within the Alamo Town Children’s Park is necessary to ensure health, safety and general welfare of the children and citizens of Lincoln County, as well as, out of town visitors and guests;

Proposed Ordinance 2009-05 (18 kilobytes, 3 pages) pdf document converted directly from the official electronic copy.

This ordinance was approved by the Lincoln County Commissioners at the November 16, 2009 meeting.

This ordinance shall be in effect from and after December 10, 2009.

Ordinance 2008-08

Business License County Code

Summary: This ordinance amends Title 4 of the Lincoln County Code by adding two chapters relating to business and license regulation and amending the other seven chapters previously existing.

Business License County Code (202 kilobytes, 26 pages) pdf document converted directly from the official electronic copy .

This ordinance shall be in effect from and after July 1, 2009

Ordinance 2009-02

Exceptions to Standard Recording Fees

Approved February 2, 2009

Summary - Lincoln County Ordinance No. 09 amends Title I, Chapter 11 of the County Code to update the exceptions to standard recording fees as required and permitted by the Nevada Revised Statutes and provides for future updates by way of Resolution.

Exceptions to Standard Recording Fees (33 kilobytes, 7 pages) pdf document converted directly from the official electronic copy.

This ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after February 19, 2009.

Ordinance 2009-01

An Ordinance creating the Southeastern Lincoln County Habitat Conservation Plan General Improvement District, Pursuant to NRS 318.055(2), Providing for Implementation, Operation and Mitigation of the Southeastern Lincoln County Habitat Conservation Plan, and other Matters Properly Relating Thereto:

Approved February 2, 2009

Summary: An ordinance creating the Southeastern Lincoln County Habitat Conservation Plan (SLCHCP) General Improvement District, pursuant to NRS 318.055.

Southeastern Lincoln County Habitat Conservation Plan (SLCHCP) General Improvement District (109 kilobytes, 7 pages) pdf document converted directly from the official electronic copy.

This ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after February 19, 2009.


Ordinance 2008-13

Gaming, Casino and Resort Hotel Uses and Fees for the Coyote Springs Planned Community

Approved February 2, 2009

Summary: An ordinance approving amendments to Title 15 of the Lincoln County Code as related to gaming, casino and resort hotel uses and fees for the Coyote Springs planned Community.

Gaming, Casino and Resort Hotel Uses and Fees for the Coyote Springs Planned Community (15 kilobytes, 2 pages) pdf document converted directly from the official electronic copy

This ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after February 19, 2009.

Ordinance 2008-12

Creation of Lincoln County Fire Protection District

Adopted December 15, 2008

This Ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after January 14, 2009.

Summary: This ordinance organizes the Lincoln County Fire Protection District; describes the boundaries thereof; authorizes contracts between County and District and provides matters appropriately related thereto.

This ordinance organizes the Lincoln County Fire Protection District as a perpertual political subdivision of the State to provide for the prevention and extinguishment of fires in the County persuant to NRS 474.460 and 474.540, inclusive.

Creation of Lincoln County Fire Protection District (30 kilobytes, 6 pages) pdf document converted directly from the official electronic copy

Ordinance 2008-04

Liquor Sales Licensing Code

Adopted December 15, 2008

This Ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after July 1, 2009.

Summary: An ordinance amending Chapter 1 of Title 4 of the Lincoln County Code authorizing Lincoln County to regulate, control, and license all persons engaged in, associated with, or in control of the business of liquor sales within Lincoln County and to assess license fees for the privilege of operating such businesses within Lincoln County as authorized under Nevada Revised Statues chapter 244.

Liquor Sales Licensing (137 kilobytes, 32 pages) pdf document converted directly from the official electronic copy

Ordinance 2008-10

Fingerprint-Based Background Investigations -

Adopted on November 10, 2008

Summary: This ordinance amends the County Code to provide a new chapter governing fingerprint-based background investigations as required by the county to comply with new conditions to continue county use of the Federal Bureau of Investigations and its national resources in conducting such investigations and provide matters appropriately related thereto.

Fingerprint-Based Background Investigations (36 kilobytes, 7 pages) pdf document converted directly from the official electronic copy


Gaming Establishment Licensing Code - Ordinance 2008-05

Adopted October 20, 2008

This Ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after July 1, 2009

Summary: An ordinance creating Chapter 8 of Title 4 of the Lincoln County Code authorizing Lincoln County to license casinos and gaming establishments operating within Lincoln County and to assess license fees for the privilege of operating such businesses within Lincoln County as authorized under Nevada Revised Statutes chapter 244 and allowed under Nevada Revised Statues chapter 463.

Gaming Establishment Licensing (74 kilobytes, 19 pages) pdf document converted directly from the official electronic copy.

Ordinance 2008-06

Establishment of a Liquor and Gaming Licensing Board Code

Adopted October 20, 2008

This Ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after July 1, 2009

Summary: An ordinance creating Chapter 9 of title 4 of the Lincoln County code authorizing Lincoln County to establish Liquor and Gaming Licensing Board Policy and Procedures as authorized under Nevada Revised Statutes chapter 244 and allowed under Nevada Revised Statutes chapter 463.

Establishment of a Liquor and Gaming Licensing Board (77 kilobytes, 22 pages) pdf document converted directly from the official electronic copy

 

 

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