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2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North, Suite 128
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Phone: (702) 633-1537
Fax: (702) 649-6091

Director: Gregory W Blackburn, MBA/PA, CBO

Planning and Zoning is responsible for planning, coordinating, and promoting land development in the community. The division oversees several sections:

The mission of the Planning and Zoning division is to enhance the quality of life for each North Las Vegas resident and business by fostering the implementation of creative ideas and innovative programs. Each division concentrates on unique aspects of community life.

Click here for a full copy of the Downtown Master Plan / Investment Strategy

City of North Las Vegas Downtown Area Map

Click here for an Interactive copy of the Full Downtown Photo

Over the last few years the City adopted a Visioning 2025 Strategic Plan and the Comprehensive Master Plan, each recommending the development of a downtown master plan to guide future growth and investment in that area. The City of North Las Vegas has hired a consultant to prepare a high-quality, creative downtown master plan / investment strategy to define and transform the downtown area into a dynamic place to live, work and be entertained. The downtown master plan shall serve to create a downtown that is a local and regional magnet to residents and visitors. It is the City’s intent to implement the strategies and recommendations provided within its downtown master plan / investment strategy within a three (3) to five (5) year period.

Click here  for the North Las Vegas community meeting presentation held on
November 1, 2007.
Click here  for a copy of the results from the Community Workshop held on January 14, 2008.
Click here to view Charette Presentation to Redevelopment Agency Board held on February 6th, 2008.
Click here to view Transportation Design Charrette for the Downtown Master Plan/Investment Strategy held April 17, 2008.
Click here to view a copy of the presenation for the community workshops held June
9 and 10.
Click here for a copy of the citizen comments made at the community workshops held June 9 and 10.

No surveys are available at this time.

2006 Comprehensive Plan

The City of North Las Vegas has updated its Comprehensive Plan. The document guides future development in the City. The update process began in early spring of 2005 and was adopted November 16, 2006.

Click here for a full copy of the North Fifth Street
Transit-Supportive Concept Plan

Graphic - North 5th Street Supportive Concept Plan

The North Fifth Street Transit Supportive Concept Plan was approved by the City Council on April 19, 2006. The City is currently undergoing the implementation of the plan. The North Fifth Street Improvement Project is part of the implementation of the plan.

North Fifth Street Visioning Workshops

A series of public workshops to explore future land use alternatives along North Fifth Street in relation to transit-oriented development were held in mid-2005. Click here to review documents and presentation materials related to the workshops.

Click here for Plan documents and updates

People walking in a crosswalk

Walkable Communities

On June 20, 2005, the Department of Planning and Zoning was pleased to host two seminars on the topic of 'Walkable Communities.' The seminars were presented by Dan Burden, a nationally recognized expert on creating liveable communities and walkable neighborhoods. Mr. Burden's presentations in North Las Vegas are available using the links that appear below:

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