Factors that must be considered in the review of an annexation proposal include, but
are not limited to:
1. Population, population density, land area and land uses, per capita assessed valuation,
topography, including natural boundaries and drainage basins, proximity to other populated
areas, and the likelihood of significant growth in the area and in adjacent incorporated
and unincorporated areas during the next 10 years.
2. The need for organized community services, the present cost and adequacy of governmental
services and controls in the area, probable future needs for such services and controls,
and the probable effect of the proposed formation and of alternative courses of action
on the cost and adequacy of services and controls in the area and adjacent areas.
3. The effect of the proposed annexation and of alternative actions on adjacent areas,
on mutual social and economic interests and on the local governmental structure of
4. The effect of the proposed annexation and of alternative actions upon the availability
and requirement of water and other natural resources throughout the affected area.
5. Any determination by the Bureau of Land Management that the territory proposed
to be annexed is suitable for residential, commercial or industrial development, or
will be opened to private acquisition.
6. The consistency of the annexation proposal with any applicable comprehensive regional
plan, area plan or master plan and any program of annexation adopted and certified
pursuant to NRS 268.625.
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