NRS 543.597
Change of facility on or amendment of master plan

  • exception.

1.

The district’s chief engineer or any governmental entity may propose to:

(a)

Change the size, type or alignment of a facility on the district’s master plan; or

(b)

Amend the district’s master plan. A proposed amendment must be submitted to the district.

2.

Upon receipt of a change proposed pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 1, the board shall hold a public hearing to consider the adoption of the change. With the approval of two-thirds of the members voting on the proposed change, the board may adopt any proposed change which:

(a)

Is consistent with the general principles set forth in subsection 3 of NRS 543.590 for the master plan;

(b)

Is hydraulically similar to a proposed facility included in the master plan;

(c)

Is the most cost-effective structural or regulatory means of controlling floodwaters of the district; and

(d)

Does not adversely affect the continued implementation of the master plan.

3.

Upon receipt of an amendment proposed pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 1, the board shall determine whether the proposed amendment is consistent with the general principles set forth in subsection 3 of NRS 543.590 for the master plan. If the proposed amendment is determined to be generally consistent with those principles, the board shall hold a public hearing to consider the adoption of the proposed amendment. The board may adopt a proposed amendment to the district’s master plan with the approval of two-thirds of the members voting on the proposed amendment.

4.

The board shall file a copy of any amendment or change adopted by it with the governing body of each local government whose jurisdiction includes a hydrographic area affected by the adopted amendment or change.

5.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 6, upon receipt of an amendment, the governing body of each local government affected shall hold a public hearing to consider the adoption of the proposed amendment as a component of its comprehensive master plan pursuant to chapter 278 of NRS. If the governing bodies of each local government whose jurisdiction includes a hydrographic area affected by the amendment to the district’s master plan approve the proposed amendment, it becomes effective.

6.

If a proposed amendment to the master plan is adopted unanimously by the board, and by the governing body of the local government in whose jurisdiction will be located the structures necessary to carry out the purposes of the amendment, after a public hearing by each, the amendment becomes effective and no other hearing or approval is required by any other board or commission, including those responsible for decisions relating to planning or zoning.

7.

The provisions of this section do not apply to an amendment of a master plan pursuant to NRS 543.5975.

Source: Section 543.597 — Change of facility on or amendment of master plan; exception., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-543.­html#NRS543Sec597.

543.320
Board of county commissioners or regional transportation commission constitutes board of directors.
543.330
District officers: Designation and selection
543.340
Meetings
543.355
Citizens’ advisory committee: Creation
543.360
Acquisition, construction and operation of projects and improvements
543.362
Project may consist of any interest in property.
543.365
Aesthetic enhancement of projects.
543.368
Location of improvement along or across public road or highway.
543.370
Perpetual existence of board.
543.380
Corporate seal.
543.390
Suits, actions and proceedings.
543.400
Acquisition, improvement and disposal of property.
543.410
Storage and reclamation of floodwater
543.420
Eminent domain.
543.430
Acquired water to be used only in replenishing water basin.
543.440
Use of property taken by eminent domain declared public use
543.450
Surveys
543.460
Investigations, studies and research
543.470
Operation, maintenance and repair of improvements.
543.480
Contracts
543.490
Borrowing money
543.500
Acquisition and disposal of and encumbrances on property.
543.510
Appointment and powers of chief engineer and general manager
543.520
Bylaws.
543.530
Implied powers.
543.540
Agreements concerning projects for control of floods.
543.545
Exemption from requirements of public bidding for construction of certain flood control facilities
543.547
Compliance with master plan required for construction of flood control facility by local government
543.550
Rights-of-way across public lands granted to districts.
543.560
Acquisition of right to flood or interfere with property
543.570
Connection with storm water drain or flood control facility: Application
543.580
Chief engineer and general manager: Investigations, reports and estimates
543.590
Survey and report of problems
543.595
Adoption of uniform regulations
543.596
Further review of master plan at 5-year intervals.
543.597
Change of facility on or amendment of master plan
543.5955
Annual review of master plan
543.5965
More frequent review of master plan authorized
543.5975
Amendment of master plan for expenditure or provision of money to protect public or private property from flooding.
Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

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