The Reno City Council will be asked August 23 to re-issue about 60 unused billboard permits that were recently voided by a Washoe County district court judge, who ordered the city to “cease and desist” from allowing them to become new billboards. What: Reno City Council Meeting, Item F.2 Where: City Hall, 1 East First Street, Reno When: Starting at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 23 City Attorney Karl Hall wants …

  In separate actions, one by Reno planning commissioners and the other by a district court judge, two positive results occurred on the same day moving Reno closer towards becoming a more scenic and less cluttered city blighted by too many signs. In a unanimous vote, the Reno Planning Commission recommended approval August 2 of the billboard ordinance rewrite that bans all new billboards within the city limits, marking the next …

  Reno’s new proposed billboard ordinance, reflecting changes to enforce a billboard ban voted for 17 years ago, will make its debut during the Reno Planning Commission’s regular meeting Wednesday at city hall. Scenic Nevada is in favor of the draft and is urging planning commissioners to recommend approval to the Reno City Council, which has the final say. What: Reno City Planning Commission Meeting, Item 6.2 Where: City Hall, 1 …

Scenic Nevada is a 501c3 nonprofit, non-partisan, environmental organization that works to preserve, protect and enhance the scenic character of Nevada. Our principal activities are to educate the general public of the economic, social, and cultural benefits of scenic preservation. This includes billboard and sign control, protecting and supporting Scenic Byways, promoting sound wall alternatives, supporting open space and greenways plans and minimizing the impact of cell towers. Founded by Douglas G. Smith in 2000 to combat the proliferation of billboards in Reno, Scenic Nevada has grown to become a statewide organization. We are an all-volunteer group of people working to protect the scenic beauty of Nevada’s majestic landscape as well as the scenic character of our communities.