The planning commission shall:
   A.   Recommend and advise the city council and all other public authorities concerning:
      1.   The laying out, widening, extending, paving, parking and locating of streets, sidewalks and boulevards;
      2.   The betterment of housing and sanitary conditions, and the establishment of zones or districts within which lots or buildings the conduct or operation of certain business, manufacturing or other enterprises shall be excluded, and limiting the height, area and bulk of building and structures therein.
   B.   Recommend to the city council and all other public authorities plans and regulations for the future growth, development and beautification of the city in respect to its public and private buildings and works, streets, parks, grounds and vacant lots.
   C.   Do and perform any and all other acts and things necessary or proper to carry out the provisions of sections 268.100 to 268.220, inclusive, Nevada Revised Statutes, and in general to study and propose such measures as may be for the municipal welfare.
   D.   Study and report on all maps, plats and replats of land laid out in building lots, and the streets, alleys or other portions of the same intended to be dedicated for public use or for the use of purchasers or owners of lots fronting thereon or adjacent thereto and located within the city, and all plans or plats for vacating, laying out, widening, extending, paving, parking, and locating streets, or plans for public buildings; which shall first be submitted to the commission for report thereon before final action shall be taken by the city council, unless in case of emergency or the report of such commission is unreasonably delayed. (1973 Code § 2.12.110)
   E.   Represent the city and appear and be heard by the board of county commissioners in the matter of the approval by the board of county commissioners of any map or plat of land laid out in streets, alleys and public places when the same is situated within one mile outside the city limits of the city, when such map or plat is submitted to the board of county commissioners under the provisions of Nevada Revised Statutes section 278.4725.
   F.   Receive gifts, bequests or devises of property to carry out any of the purposes of title 10 of this code, and control distribution of the same. (1973 Code § 2.12.110; amd. 2001 Code)