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About Community Development Services

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This page features a summary of some of the helpful services available for citizens, developers, builders, business owners, and more. Also included is an overview of the Community Development Department.


General Information
Other information and specific help is available from the Community Development Department, 1 East First Street, at the Development and Business Services Center on the 2nd floor.  Directions

one Regional Licensing & Permits, Master Plan, Applications
The one Regional Licensing & Permits allows citizen access to City of Reno, City of Sparks and Washoe County data on parcels, planning case information and building permit information. Documents including the Zoning Code, Master Plan, engineering standards and application forms may be downloaded from the City's site. Certain permits may be issued online to contractors who have registered online.

Access to Maps
We offer an online GIS Mapserver with information on zoning, sewers, parcels, aerial photography and more.   For questions, please call the planner of the day at 775-321-8309.

Zoning Code
The City of Reno Zoning Code and the rest of the Municipal Code is available online.  Please direct all questions to the planner of the day at 775-321-8309.


General Information
The Business License division is located at 1 East First Street on the 2nd floor at the Development and Business Services Center.  Directions.  Please visit the Business License division's web pages for more information.


General Information
The Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND) division is located at 1 East First Street on the 12th floor. DirectionsHAND proactively addresses community needs, including neighborhood revitalization, housing development and homeless programs, in an effort to benefit residents of the Truckee Meadows.  Please visit the HAND division's web pages for more information.


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