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Governor Sisolak signs emergency directive to order non-essential businesses to close

Please pay attention to our COVID-19 web page, our social media, emails and other credible sources of news for the most recent updates and information.

For Customers:
The Community Development Department is adjusting its processes and procedures in response to COVID-19. The changes allow business operations to continue for customers without requiring face-to-face interactions. Read this information for how these changes may impact you if you normally do business with the Community Development Department.

For Businesses:
Per the Nevada Health Response COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Initiative, all non-essential businesses have been ordered to temporarily close to the public until April 16, 2020. Read this guide for additional information on operational restrictions and mandatory closures for certain types of businesses. The latest information will be available at Reno.Gov/COVID19.

 

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 submittal of building permit applications and plans.

Learn more about Electronic Building Permit Submissions


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Meetings and Events

Electronic Building Permit Submission Workshops

  • Date: 03/05/2020 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM  

Need information on how to apply for a building permit online?

The City of Reno offers free weekly training sessions on the electronic building permit and plan submittal process.

The sessions are scheduled on Thursdays from 2:30-4 p.m.

They are held at Reno City Hall on the 6th Floor in the large conference room. RSVP to Residential Plans Examiner Daniela Monteiro by email. 

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