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Title 1 General Provisions
Title 2 Administration and Personnel
Title 3 Revenue and Finance
Title 5 Business Licenses and Regulations
Title 6 Animals
Title 8 Health and Safety
Title 9 Criminal Code
Title 10 Vehicles and Traffic
Title 12 Streets and Other Public Places
Title 13 Parks
Title 14 Airports
Title 18 Town Annexation and Service Districts
Title 19 Initiative Ordinances
Title 20 Consolidated Development Code
Effective Date
Table of Ordinances
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County Codes
Title 1 General Provisions
1.01 Code Adopted
1.01.010 Adoption
1.01.020 Title--Citation--Reference
1.01.030 Reference applies to amendments
1.01.040 Codification authority
1.01.060 Title, chapter and section headings
1.01.070 Reference to specific ordinances
1.01.080 Effect of code on past actions and obligations
1.01.090 Effective date

1.01.010 Adoption
As authorized by sections 244.116 through 244.119 of NRS, there is adopted the Douglas County Code, a revision and codification of the general ordinances of Douglas County. (Ord. 227 §1, 1975)
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1.01.020 Title--Citation--Reference
This code shall be known as the Douglas County Code and it shall be sufficient to refer to this code as the Douglas County Code in any prosecution for the violation of any provision thereof or in any proceeding at law or equity. It shall also be sufficient to designate any ordinance adding to, amending, correcting or repealing all or any part or portion thereof as an addition to, amendment to, correction or repeal of the Douglas County Code. Further reference may be had to the titles, chapters, sections and subsections of the Douglas County Code and such reference shall apply to that number title, chapter, section or subsection as it appears in this code. (Ord. 227 §2, 1975)
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1.01.030 Reference applies to amendments
Whenever a reference is made to this code as the Douglas County Code or to any portion thereof, or to any ordinance of Douglas County, Nevada, the reference shall apply to all amendments, corrections and additions heretofore, now and hereafter made. (Ord. 227 §3, 1975)
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1.01.040 Codification authority
This code consists of all general ordinances of Douglas County, Nevada, codified pursuant to sections 244.116 through 244.119 of NRS, except the general improvement district ordinances which are listed by district and number in the Tables section of this code. The general improvement district ordinances which are in effect as of the effective date of the adoption of this code or any general improvement district ordinances which may be enacted from time to time after the adoption of this code shall have full force and effect as though fully set forth in this code. (Ord. 227 §4, 1975)
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1.01.060 Title, chapter and section headings
Title, chapter and section headings contained within this code shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or in any manner affect the scope, meaning or intent of the provisions of any title, chapter or section hereof. (Ord. 227 §6, 1975)
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1.01.070 Reference to specific ordinances
The provisions of this code shall not in any manner affect matters of record which refer to, or are otherwise connected with ordinances which are therein specifically designated by number or otherwise and which are included within the code, but such reference shall be construed to apply to the corresponding provisions contained within this code. (Ord. 227 §7, 1975)
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1.01.080 Effect of code on past actions and obligations
Neither the adoption of this code nor the repeal or amendment of any ordinance or part or portion of any ordinance of Douglas County shall in any manner affect the prosecution for violations of ordinances, which violations were committed prior to the effective date hereof, nor be construed as a waiver of any license, fee or penalty at said effective date due and unpaid under such ordinances, nor be construed as affecting any of the provisions of such ordinances relating to the collection of any such license, fee or penalty, or the penal provisions applicable to any violation thereof, nor to affect the validity of any bond or cash deposit in lieu thereof required to be posted, filed or deposited pursuant to any ordinance and all rights and obligations thereunder appertaining shall continue in full force and effect. (Ord. 227 §8, 1975)
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1.01.090 Effective date
Revisions to the Douglas County Code shall become effective from and after its publication or posting in the manner required by NRS 244.116 through 244.119.   (Ord. 1295, 2009; Revised 2/2008, 2/2005, 4/2003, 10/2001; Title 20 reenacted 10/25/01, Ord. 984; Title 20 enacted 6/6/96, Ord. 763; Ord. 532, 1991; Ord. 227 §9, 1975)
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