Business Impact Study 2016

Business License Fee Restructure

On January 20th, 2016, the Fernley City Council approved topermit City staff to initiate a Business Impact Study regarding therestructure of City business license fees. Pursuant to NRS 237.030through NRS 237.110, the City is required to conduct this study todetermine:

“Will the new rule(business license fee restructure) impose a direct and significanteconomic burden upon a business or directly restrict the formation,operation, or expansion of a business?”

In conjunction with the 2016/2017 City Council priorities, staff is seeking avenues to increase revenue to the General Fund budget for city infrastructure and improvements. All business license fees are applied as revenue to the General Fund.

The City Clerk’s office has conducted a Business Impact Study including two (2) public workshops, obtained public comments, and produced a Business Impact Statement. A public hearing will be held regarding this Business Impact Statement on March 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Public input is encouraged at this meeting. The Business Impact Statement and public comments can be obtained from the links below or by contacting the City Clerk's office at (775) 784-9830 or email. Copies are also available at City Hall, 595 Silver Lace Blvd., Fernley, NV 89408.

Business Impact Statement (PDF)

Public Comments (PDF)