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1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3 and NRS 269.128 and 269.129, a board of county commissioners may, outside the boundaries of incorporated cities and general improvement districts:
(a) Provide those services set forth in NRS 244.187 on an exclusive basis or, by ordinance, adopt a regulatory scheme for controlling the provision of those services or controlling development in those areas on an exclusive basis; or
(b) Grant an exclusive franchise to any person to provide those services.
2. If services for the collection and disposal of garbage are provided pursuant to subsection 1, the board of county commissioners may, except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, require owners of real property outside the boundaries of incorporated cities and general improvement districts to receive and pay for those services.
3. The board of county commissioners may exercise the authority provided in subsections 1 and 2 within the boundaries of a general improvement district if that district:
(a) Is not authorized to provide those services; and
(b) Includes any real property within 7 miles from the boundary of an incorporated city.
4. If an exclusive franchise is granted or a regulatory scheme is adopted for the mandatory collection and disposal of garbage and other waste, the initial boundaries of the collection area must be the same as the boundaries of an existing collection area under an exclusive franchise or regulatory scheme.
5. The board of county commissioners may expand the boundaries of a collection area established pursuant to subsection 4 after the board has:
(a) Conducted preliminary studies and determined that the proposed collection area is economically sound and feasible and promotes the health, safety and general welfare of the inhabitants of the county; and
(b) Held a public hearing on the proposed collection area after giving notice of the time and the place of the hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in that county. The notice must include the purpose of the hearing and describe the boundaries of the proposed collection area.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nevada Revised Statutes Title 20. Counties and Townships: Formation, Government and Officers § 244.188. Displacement or limitation of competition: Areas in which authorized; methods; limitation - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nv/title-20-counties-and-townships-formation-government-and-officers/nv-rev-st-244-188/
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