NRS 548.195
Determination of need for district: Factors for consideration by Commission

  • township or townships included in district
  • determination without hearing authorized.


After such hearing, if the Commission determines, upon the facts presented at such hearing and upon such other relevant facts and information as may be available, that there is need, in the interest of the public health, safety and welfare, for a conservation district to function in the territory considered at the hearing, the Commission shall make and record such determination, and shall determine the township or townships to be included in the district.


In making such determination, the Commission shall give due weight and consideration to:


The topography of the area considered and of the State.


The composition of soils therein.


The distribution of erosion.


The prevailing land use practices.


The desirability and necessity of including within the boundaries the particular lands under consideration and the benefits such lands may receive from being included within such boundaries.


The relation of the proposed area to existing watersheds and agricultural regions, and to other conservation districts already organized or proposed for organization under the provisions of this chapter.


Such other physical, geographical and economic factors as are relevant, having due regard to the legislative determinations set forth in NRS 548.095 to 548.113, inclusive.


After consideration of the petition and of any other evidence of interest in the organization of a district, and of the relevant factors regarding the need for a district to function in the territory being considered, the Commission may make the determination of such need without holding a hearing.

Source: Section 548.195 — Determination of need for district: Factors for consideration by Commission; township or townships included in district; determination without hearing authorized., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-548.­html#NRS548Sec195.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 548.195’s source at nv​.us