County seeks additional public input on master plan

Douglas County is seeking additional public input on the 2020 master plan update in the week leading up to a three-day session where county commissioners will discuss approving the plan.

Commissioners are scheduled to meet Dec. 9-11 on the draft plan, which is available for review at the Douglas County  website.  The plan was approved by planning commissioners on Nov. 17 and introduced to county commissioners on Nov. 19.  The text, tables, charts, pictures and diagrams have been updated in the 2020 proposed plan, along with changes to the overall format and organization of the elements within the document, county officials said.  

The proposed 2020 Master Plan text update is still in draft form and subject to review and modification by county commissioners. The agendas and materials for these meetings will be posted on the county’s website by 9 a.m. three days prior to the meetings.  

The public is asked to continue to review the proposed revisions and provide feedback.  Public comment on the master plan may be submitted during the meetings, by email or by setting up an appointment with the Community Development Department’s office. To offer public comment before the meeting, members of the public may submit comments by email to Comments received by 4 p.m. the day prior to a public meeting will be posted as supplemental material by 5 p.m. on the county’s website. 

Additional questions or comments regarding the master plan can be submitted to Community Development Director Tom Dallaire or Planning Manager Sam Booth at 775-783-6015 or via email at

How to obtain a copy of the plan and related documents:

All information regarding the Master Plan can be found here.


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