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WHAT IS FORM-BASED CODE?

Form-Based Code is a new zoning code

Form-Based Code adds Chapter 19.09 to the city’s existing zoning code

Form-Based Code regulates by focusing on form, then use

Form-Based Code focuses on the relationship between building and street, making places more pedestrian and bicycle friendly

Form-Based Code provides certainty for developers and property owners

Form-Based Code allows for a more efficient building review process

Form-Based Code uses transects rather than “zones” to regulate density of activity rather than by uses

Access the drafts and completed documents of the new Downtown Las Vegas Form-Based Code!
You can leave comments on the Draft Form-Based Code through the Feedback pages, or by utilizing the Comments form at the bottom of this page. If you have any specific comments on the Code, a reference to the specific chapter, section, or page number will help us better address them. Thank you!

The Las Vegas Medical District Form-Based Code has been adopted on October 17, 2018. The new regulations set by the Form-Based Code are now effective for the area designated as “Las Vegas Medical District Pilot Area” (see map below). You can access below the current Form-Based Code as adopted, and download a copy HERE or via the City of Las Vegas online zoning code page.

Las Vegas Medical District Form-Based Code as adopted for the Pilot Area on October 17, 2018 

Las Vegas Medical District Form-Based Zoning

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  1. I have been asked by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas to find out how this FBC Initiative will affect their properties at St. Bridget’s Church at 14th & Ogden;
    and St. Joan of Arc at 315 Casino Center Blvd. We have residential properties on the west side of 14th across from St. Bridget’s. Who is the contact person for this project?

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