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20.01 General Provisions; Consistency with Master Plan; Right to Farm
20.02 Development Permits
20.04 Application Process and Official Filing Date
20.06 Decision by the Director
20.08 Review by Advisory Body
20.10 Review and Decision by Planning Commission
20.100 Public Facilities and Improvement Standards
20.12 Review and Decision by Board of County Commissioners
20.14 Conditional Approval
20.20 Notice Provisions
20.200 Surveys
20.220 Installing Utilities Underground
20.24 Public Hearing Procedures
20.28 Post Decision Proceedings
20.30 Expiration of Approval of Development Permit
20.300 Impact Fees
20.32 Revocation of Permit
20.34 Enforcement
20.38 Board of Adjustment
20.40 Fees
20.400 Development Agreements
20.44 Rounding of Quantities
20.440 Density Bonus Agreements
20.460 Reimbursement Agreements
20.470 Maintenance Districts
20.471 Maintenance District 1 - Monterra
20.50 Floodplain Management
20.500 Transfer Development Rights
20.550 Growth Management
20.560 Building Permit Allocation and Growth Management
20.600 General Provisions
20.602 Pre-application Conference
20.604 Special use permits
20.606 Variances
20.608 Amendment to Master Plan
20.610 Zoning Administration
20.612 Specific Plan
20.614 Design Review
20.618 Sign Permit
20.620 Temporary Use Permit
20.650 Zoning Districts and Standards
20.654 Agriculture and Forestry and Range Districts
20.656 Residential Districts
20.658 Non-Residential Districts
20.660 Use Regulations
20.662 Agricultural, Forest and Range, and Residential Land Use District Specific Standards (Table)
20.664 Agricultural, Forest and Range, and Residential Land Use Specific Standards
20.666 Non-Residential Specific Standards for Permitted, Development Permitted and Special use permit Uses (Table)
20.668 Non-Residential Uses Specific Standards
20.672 Livestock Overlay (LO) Zoning District
20.674 Manufactures Housing (MH) District
20.675 Mixed-use Commercial (MUC) Overlay District
20.676 Planned Development (PD) Overlay District
20.678 Residential Office (RO) Overlay District
20.680 Genoa Historic (GH) Overlay District
20.682 Clustered Residential Subdivision (CR) Overlay
20.685 Gaming District (GD) Overlay
20.690 Property Standards
20.691 Property Maintenance
20.692 Off-Street Parking and Loading
20.694 Landscape Standards
20.696 Sign and Advertising Control
20.698 Nonconforming Uses and Structures
20.700 Applicability and Procedures
20.702 Zoning Districts and Standards
20.703 Tahoe Area Plan Regulations
20.704 General Provisions
20.708 Subdivision Application Procedure and Approval Process
20.712 Parcel Maps
20.714 Division of Agricultural Land for Conservation Purposes
20.716 Division of Land into Large Parcels
20.718 Division of Land for Agricultural Purposes
20.720 Assurance for Completion and Maintenance of Improvements
20.768 Land Readjustment
20.770 Boundary Line Adjustment
20.800 General Provisions
20.810 Administration
20.820 Building Permits
20.830 Site Improvement Permits
20.840 Encroachment Permits
20.900 Numbering Structures and Naming Streets
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Title 20 Consolidated Development Code
20.400 Development Agreements
20.400.010 Purpose
20.400.020 General provisions
20.400.030 Action by board
20.400.040 Required findings for approval
20.400.050 Ongoing review
20.400.060 Amendments to approved development agreements

20.400.010 Purpose
This chapter provides procedures and requirements for the consideration of development agreements for the purposes specified in and as authorized by NRS 278. (Ord. 763, 1996)

20.400.020 General provisions
All development agreements filed with the county shall be in compliance with the following: 
    A.  Only a qualified applicant may file an application for a development agreement. A qualified applicant is a person who has a legal or equitable interest in the real property which is the subject of the development agreement, or an authorized agent of a person who has a legal or equitable interest. The director may require an applicant to submit a title report or other evidence satisfactory to the department to verify the applicant’s interest in the real property and of the authority of the agent to act for the applicant. 
    B.  An application for a development agreement may be filed concurrently with any other applications having a direct relationship to the property which is the subject of the proposed agreement. 
    C.  An application for a development agreement shall be made on a form provided for that purpose by the community development department, along with the required fee and deposit established by the board. 
    D.  A draft of the proposed development agreement along with the required number of copies and any other required submittal materials must be submitted along with the application. The agreement shall be in the county approved form. Any changes to the form proposed by the applicant must be italicized or underlined. 
    E.  The community development department may require additional information to enable the board to determine whether the development agreement is consistent with the objectives of the adopted master plan and any applicable specific plan. (Ord. 763, 1996; Ord. 509, 1989)

20.400.030 Action by board
    A.  Upon receiving a recommendation from the community development department on a proposed development agreement, the board shall hold a public hearing. The hearing shall be set and notice given as prescribed in chapter 20.20. The hearing may be continued. 
    B.  Following the closing of a public hearing, the board shall determine if the development agreement is consistent with the findings contained within chapter 20.400.040. If determined to be consistent, the board shall introduce an ordinance adopting the development agreement. 
    C.  Following introduction, a second reading shall be held and based on the testimony provided at the hearing, the ordinance shall be adopted, denied or continued. (Ord. 763, 1996; Ord. 509, 1989)

20.400.040 Required findings for approval
Prior to taking an action to approve a development agreement, the board shall find as follows: 
    A.  The proposed development agreement conforms with the maps and policies of the master plan and any applicable specific plan. 
    B.  The proposed development agreement complies with the requirements of NRS. 
    C.  The proposed development agreement is consistent with the consolidated development code and all other applicable codes and ordinances. 
    D.  The proposed development agreement will not be detrimental to or cause adverse effects to adjacent property owners, residents, or the general public and that provisions have been included to address the completion or phasing of improvements as well as provisions to address abandonment of the project. 
    E.  The proposed development agreement provides clear and substantial benefit to the residents of the county. (Ord. 763, 1996; Ord. 509, 1989)

20.400.050 Ongoing review
The board shall review all approved development agreements at least once every 24 months to determine whether the applicant, or successor in interest, is demonstrating good faith compliance with the terms of the agreement. This review process may require the submittal of an application form and materials as established by resolution. (Ord. 763, 1996; Ord. 509, 1989)

20.400.060 Amendments to approved development agreements
Any amendment to an approved development agreement shall be reviewed pursuant to the procedures outlined in this chapter for a new application. (Ord. 763, 1996; Ord. 509, 1989)