The Community Development Department is responsible for the physical development of the City. The core service areas of the department include: housing and neighborhood development, planning, engineering, building and safety inspections, and business licensing.

Electronic Building Permit Submissions

We are now accepting electronic submissions of building permit applications and plans for residential construction, residential solar, and sign permits.

Learn more about Electronic Building Permit Submissions


Community Development News

Meetings and Events

Zoning Code RENOvation Open House - Introduction to the Code

We invite the community to come to the Zoning Code RENOVation open house on Tuesday, Sept. 3. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the McKinley Arts and Culture Center.

At this meeting, you can learn more about the update to the City of Reno zoning code. The project considers targeted changes to zoning regulations and development standards. We also will have information about the public outreach process that will occur in the months ahead. 

You can find more information at Reno.Gov/Zoning.

RSVP Here! An RSVP is not required to attend any of these meetings, but it does help us plan the events. Please RSVP so we know you are coming!

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