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How much water does Carson City have, how much is it currently using, and what population can it support?
Where can I get information regarding redevelopment areas or general economic development throughout the city?
What kind of business incentives are there?
What are the regulations for parking RV's in a residential neighborhood?
Where can I obtain parcel information related to ownership, property taxes or other property assessments?
Where do I obtain information on flood zones for my property?
Where do I obtain information on submitting for a building permit?
Who enforces neighborbood CC&R's (Codes, Covenants, and Restrictions)?
When do I need a Sign Permit for my business?
Can I have a home-based business?
Where can I build a main structure or accessory structure on my property?
What is the zoning of my property?
Where can I place a fence on my property?
How do I make a complaint about excessive noise?
How do I file a complaint?
How many unlicensed vehicles may a resident have onsite?
When do the Board of Supervisors meet?
Does the City have more career opportunities that aren’t posted on the website?
Who do I contact if I am having problems with my application or my GovernmentJobs.com account?
Can I apply for multiple positions? Do I have to submit an application for each position?
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Q: How much water does Carson City have, how much is it currently using, and what population can it support?
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Carson City currently owns 16,928.07 Ac-Ft of water, of which 16,155.07 are "usable" water rights. With the city’s current population of 58,000, the city uses approximately 12,844 Ac-Ft per year. At a population of 70,000, the city will use approximately 16,000 Ac-Ft. Public Works has recommended a water utility plan for a population of 75,000, which requires the Water Division to acquire an additional 1,000 Ac-Ft. The Water Division also has 3,200 Ac-Ft of water rights, which cannot be assigned to new development, but can only be used for emergency purposes and system safety factors, such as in times of severe drought.

Q: Where can I get information regarding redevelopment areas or general economic development throughout the city?
A:
Visit the Office of Business Development website or call (775) 887-2101 for more information.
Q: What kind of business incentives are there?
A:
Carson City prides itself on offering a business-friendly environment. Coupled with Nevada's attractive tax climate there are a number of both cash and non-cash incentives that are offered to companies in the community. From tax incentives to relocation programs and approval process streamlining, Carson City’s business resources are plentiful and can help meet nearly any business need. Learn more about Carson City’s business incentives. 
Q: What are the regulations for parking RV's in a residential neighborhood?
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CCMC 8.10 A recreational vehicle may not be parked or stored on city streets in any zoning district from November 1 through March 31 except for loading or unloading purposes, not to exceed seventy-two (72) hours.  From April 1 through October 31, a recreational vehicle may not be parked on a city street for more than one (1) one hundred twenty (120) hour period in any thirty (30) day period except for loading or unloading purposes, not to exceed seventy-two (72) hours.

A recreational vehicle may not be parked on a city street without the permission of the lawful occupant of the property abutting the street where the recreational vehicle is parked. No part of a parked recreational vehicle may extend past that portion of the street which abuts the property for which the permission has been given. No wires, hoses, or other conduits may cross sidewalks, public walkways, public right-of-ways, or the property of another.

Recreational vehicles may be parked on private property subject to certain restrictions.

The regulations regarding parking RV's are found in CCMC 8.10. The applicable code sections for parking RV's on public streets and on private property are noted below. For complete code requirements and definitions, go to the Carson City Municipal Code and refer to Section 8.10.

 

Q: Where can I obtain parcel information related to ownership, property taxes or other property assessments?
A:
The Assessor's Office can provide you with this information.
Q: Where do I obtain information on flood zones for my property?
A:
Contact the Engineering Division at (775) 887-2300.
Q: Where do I obtain information on submitting for a building permit?
A:
The Building Division is responsible for issuing all building permits.
Q: Who enforces neighborbood CC&R's (Codes, Covenants, and Restrictions)?
A:
CC&R's are a private agreement between the homeowner and the homeowner association.  The City does not get involved in these civil matters.
Q: When do I need a Sign Permit for my business?
A:
Development Standards Division 4. It is unlawful for any person to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, or relocate within Carson CIty any sign or other advertising structure as defined in this Division or to install or alter any electrical wiring or fixture therein without first having obtained a permit from the Building Division.
Q: Can I have a home-based business?
A:
All home occupations must obtain a Carson City business license and meet the requirements of CCMC 18.05.045.
Q: Where can I build a main structure or accessory structure on my property?
A:
Main structures and Accessory structures must meet certain minimum setbacks based on the zoning district.  Please call the Planning Division at (775) 887-2180 for setback information specific to your zoning district.
Q: What is the zoning of my property?
A:
You can obtain zoning information by locating your property on the Zoning Map or by calling the Planning Division at (775) 887-2180.
Q: Where can I place a fence on my property?
A:
Click here to download the fence regulations handout. Contact the Planning Division at (775) 887-2180 if you have questions regarding fences.
Q: How do I make a complaint about excessive noise?
A:
Carson City does not have a noise ordinance, per se. Excessive noise is regulated by the Sheriff's Office under "disturbing the peace" laws. Call the Sheriff's Dispatch Center at (775) 887-2012 to file a noise complaint.
Q: How do I file a complaint?
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The Code Enforcement Division responds to written compaints. Click here to download a Code Enforcement Complaint Form. Once completed, return the form to the address or fax number on the form, or email the form to codeenforcement@carson.org.
Q: How many unlicensed vehicles may a resident have onsite?
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A resident may have up to two unregistered vehicles in public view, provided the vehicles are not wrecked or in disrepair.
Q: When do the Board of Supervisors meet?
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Regular Board meetings are held the first and third Thursday's of every month, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room at the Community Center - 851 East William Street.  The meetings are televised on Channel 191, as well as webcast and archived by CarsonTV. 

The Board of Supervisors may also schedule special meetings, including budget hearings, these meetings are held at various times and locations.

Q: Does the City have more career opportunities that aren’t posted on the website?
A:
You can only apply for positions that are currently open and posted in our Job Opportunities.
Q: Who do I contact if I am having problems with my application or my GovernmentJobs.com account?
A:

For assistance with your GovernmentJobs.com account, please contact the vendor, NEOGOV directly:

  • Call 1-877-204-4442
  • Select option #2
  • Then select option #1
Q: Can I apply for multiple positions? Do I have to submit an application for each position?
A:
Yes, our online application system, GovernmentJobs.com allows you to create and store multiple job applications from your original application
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