NRS 474.460
Organization of district in unincorporated areas

  • powers, governing body and officers of district.


All territory in each county or consolidated municipality not included in any other fire protection district, except incorporated areas other than consolidated municipalities, may be organized by ordinance by the board of county commissioners of the county in which that territory lies into as many fire protection districts as necessary to provide for the prevention and extinguishment of fires in the county, until such time as that territory may be included in another fire protection district formed in accordance with the provisions of NRS 474.010 to 474.450, inclusive, or 474.532 and 474.533.


Each such district:


Is a political subdivision of the State; and


Has perpetual existence unless dissolved as provided in this chapter.


Each such district may:


Sue and be sued, and be a party to suits, actions and proceedings;


Arbitrate claims; and


Contract and be contracted with.


The board of county commissioners organizing each such district is ex officio the governing body of each such district. The governing body must be known as the board of fire commissioners.


The chair of the board of county commissioners is ex officio the chair of each such district.


The county clerk is ex officio the clerk of each such district.


Unless the board of fire commissioners employs a treasurer, the county treasurer is ex officio the treasurer of each such district.

Source: Section 474.460 — Organization of district in unincorporated areas; powers, governing body and officers of district., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-474.­html#NRS474Sec460.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 474.460’s source at nv​.us