Free environmental assessments draw interest in Sparks |

Free environmental assessments draw interest in Sparks

NNBW staff

The owners of 16 properties have signed up for a City of Sparks program that provides free environmental site assessments of brownfield development sites.

Banks generally require the environmental assessments as a condition of a development loan. The free assessments, which are valued at about $5,000, are available for commercial, industrial and multi-family sites in the Sparks redevelopment districts.

For details, contact Karen Melby at the city’s Community Development Department, 353-7878 or


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