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.
City Seeks Input on Potential Text Amendment to the Development Agreement Section of the Reno Development Code
Post Date: June 25, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Reno is providing an additional opportunity to submit comments on the proposed draft ordinance amendment to Reno Municipal Code.
TXT20-00006 (Development Agreement) - A request has been made to amend Reno Municipal Code Title 18, specifically Chapter 18.20 (Development Agreements). This request is associated with the Title 18 Code Update "Renovation" and will propose revised text intended to facilitate the use of voluntary agreements as allowed pursuant to NRS 278.0201 through 278.0207, inclusive.
The draft Text Amendment under consideration includes, but is not limited to the following:
- Enhanced reference to NRS requirements.
- Removal of regional requirements and discretionary permits (PRS, SUP, PUD, and SPD requirements).
- Removal of text that is redundant of NRS requirements.
In an effort to protect public health, we are asking that all comments be submitted in writing, in lieu of a public workshop, to the Planning Division at email@example.com or via US Postal Service to the City of Reno, Planning Division, P.O. Box 1900, Reno, NV, 89505 by 5 p.m. on July 15, 2020.
Electronic Building Permit Submissions
We are now accepting electronic submittal of building permit applications and plans.
Community Development News
Meetings and Events
Zoning Code RENOvation Open House - Procedures
- Date: 12/17/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
- Location: McKinley Arts and Culture
925 Riverside Dr.
Reno, Nevada 89503
The City of Reno is updating its land development code. The update considers targeted changes to zoning regulations and procedures. Public input is an important part of this project, and we invite you to get involved! Please join us for the Zoning Code RENOvation open house on Tuesday, Dec. 17. The meeting will by from 6-7:30 p.m. at the McKinley Arts and Cultural Center in the Auditorium. This meeting will focus on the procedures module, and provide an opportunity for initial public input.
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!
You can find more information about the project at Reno.Gov/Zoning