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City of Reno Master Plan: Conservation Plan

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Amended by City of Reno in 2008. This plan is divided into nine sections: Introduction, Truckee River, Drainageways, Wetlands/Stream Environments, Geology and Soils, Geologic Hazards, Air Quality, Archaeological Resources and Historic Resources. The Introduction describes the boundary, time frame, relationship to other plans and why this plan is needed. Additional sections generally describe the conservation, development, and utilization of the natural resources identified. This Conservation Plan covers all of the City of Reno and its sphere of influence at the time this plan was prepared. This Conservation Plan horizon is to the year 2030. This plan is an element of the City of Reno Master Plan prepared in accordance with Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 278.150 through 278.170. Policies of the Truckee Meadows Regional Plan are applicable regionwide. The City of Reno Master Plan has three different levels of applicability; Citywide, Center and Corridor, and Neighborhood. Citywide plans include this Conservation Plan and other plans that apply to the entire City and its sphere of influence. Center and Corridor plans are for the eight centers and five transit oriented development corridors in the City and its sphere of influence. Neighborhood plans cover other areas, not in centers or corridors, which have been designated as appropriate for more detailed planning. Policies in center, corridor and neighborhood plans elaborate, with greater detail, upon general policies contained in the citywide and regional plans. Center, corridor and neighborhood plans must conform with and not be in conflict with policy direction of the citywide plans and the Truckee Meadows Regional Plan. Similarly, Title 18 of the Reno Municipal Code applies at the citywide, center and corridor, and neighborhood levels and must be consistent with these plans. IMPORTANT SECTIONS OF THIS DOCUMENT to watershed protection: Appendix A: Development constraints area, Appendix C: Significant wetlands, stream environments, and hydrologic resources, Appendix G: City of Reno Major Drainageways.
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Status: 
Ongoing
Date Range: 
2016-04-26

Amended 2008
This plan is divided into nine sections: Introduction, Truckee River, Drainageways,
Wetlands/Stream Environments, Geology and Soils, Geologic Hazards, Air Quality,
Archaeological Resources and Historic Resources. The Introduction describes the
boundary, time frame, relationship to other plans and why this plan is needed.
Additional sections generally describe the conservation, development, and utilization of
the natural resources identified.
This Conservation Plan covers all of the City of Reno and its sphere of influence at the
time this plan was prepared.
This Conservation Plan horizon is to the year 2030.
This plan is an element of the City of Reno Master Plan prepared in accordance with
Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 278.150 through 278.170.
Policies of the Truckee Meadows Regional Plan are applicable regionwide. The City of
Reno Master Plan has three different levels of applicability; Citywide, Center and

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