Community Development Department Mission
To assist citizens and businesses in achieving compliance with the laws and policies adopted by the Reno City Council, the Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency and the Nevada Legislature in a customer and business friendly manner, and improve neighborhoods and housing opportunities for disadvantaged residents.
The Community Development Department is responsible for the physical and economic development of the City. The activities of the Department range from maintaining the long range plans for the City to reviewing plans for new buildings and issuing business licenses.
Learn about the proposed Regional Technology Fee.
On-Premises Digital Sign Code
The Community Development Department invites you to review the following draft ordinance regarding regulations for On-Premises Digital Signs. A community workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. The workshop will take place in the Caucus Room on the 7th Floor of City Hall, 1 East 1st Street, Reno, NV.
After receiving valuable feedback from the community regarding our first On-Premise Digital Sign Survey, we developed a second survey. Please take our second survey. We appreciate your time and interest, and apologize for the inconvenience.
Services Available at the 2nd Floor Counters and Online
Administrative Interpretation Request Form for Title 18, "Annexation and Land Development". A request was made by the City Attorney for "justification of the existing policy of exempting the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) road projects from obtaining a grading permit and reconciliation of the language of the SUP/Variance (LDC14-00015) with the existing policy". Please read the Administrative Interpretation 15-01.
Services Available on the 12th Floor and Online
The Nevada Housing Division announces the Hero to Home Mortgage program which was designed to honor those serving or who have served our country with the dream of home ownership.
We Want to Hear from YOU
As customers of the Community Development Department, we value your opinion, and appreciate your feedback. Please take a moment to complete our Online Survey, and provide us with your thoughts. If you prefer to complete the survey at a later time, please click on the Online Survey link listed in the blue column on the left. Thank you for your time.