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City Wants Input on Digital Signs; County Holding Sign Code Change Hearing


The City of Reno wants input on digital signs and has posted a survey for anyone to take. According to the City:

We were overwhelmed by the interest and participation in this hot topic. With nearly 700 submissions for our first survey and high attendance at the June 16 meeting, we received valuable constructive feedback regarding outreach. In our continued effort to engage our community via alternative platforms, we are conducting a second survey with additional well-balanced questions to gain a comprehensive perspective on the topic. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your time in providing us with your thoughts.
Thank you again for your interest and participation in collaboratively building an exceptional city.
*The survey will be live until 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 2.
Washoe County is holding a public hearing on July 7, 2015 at the County Commission Chambers, Building A, 1001 East Ninth Street.  The hearing, at 6:30 pm, is for sign code changes:

Development Code Amendment Case Number DCA14-009 – Consideration and possible action to recommend to the Washoe County Board of County Commissioners to amend Washoe County Code, Chapter 110, by changing Article 500 – Signs: Title and Contents; to remove Article 502 – Billboard Regulations and Article 504 – Sign Regulations and to adopt a new Article 505 (Sign Regulations); and to possibly authorize the Chair to sign a resolution effecting these changes. The purpose of the amendments is to combine the regulationsrelating to billboards and signs into one Article and to rewrite the sign provisionsrelating to signage in Washoe County.All interested persons are hereby invited to attend and present testimony on the above matter.  Explanatory material is available for inspection.  Please contact the Washoe County Community Services Department, Planning and Development Division, 1001 East Ninth Street, Reno, Nevada, or telephone the person whose name is shown at the end of the item you wish to discuss. By:  Carl R. Webb, Jr., AICP, Secretary

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