Howard Hughes Corp. says it’s not looking to bring noisy festivals to the areas near Las Vegas Ballpark.
An agenda item the Clark County Planning Commission is set to review Tuesday states that the real estate development company is looking to get a permit that would allow up to 20 temporary outdoor commercial events per year on an undeveloped 117-acre project site near the ballpark, at the intersection of Griffith Peak Drive and South Town Center Drive.
Documents show that existing multiple-family and single-family residential developments are located immediately to the east and south of the site.
A flyer about the permit application posted this week on mailboxes in Summerlin suggests that some people are opposed to the plan. The paper outlined what the permit would allow, with the words “Help us stop them” handwritten across the top, and warned that the events could bring unwanted noise, traffic and general disruption.
Thomas Warden, a spokesman for the Howard Hughes Corp., said the item going before the Planning Commission is merely a request for permission to display fireworks after five or six Aviators games a year.
“We are working with County Planning staff to clarify the issue,” he said via email.
The permit would grant Howard Hughes Corp. permission to conduct “live entertainment beyond daytime hours” and reduce the distance required between the residential developments and live entertainment, outside activities, structures and signs.
Clark County spokesman Dan Kulin said the Planning Commission will consider the application in full, including the ability to conduct live entertainment, but “it is our understanding that the applicant intends to clarify their application during the meeting to offer further limitations on the specific types of events and the number of events.”