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.
Community Development News
City of Reno names Aric Jensen as new Community Development Director
“After my family, community planning is my personal passion in life,” Jensen says. “I enjoy working with residents, employees, Council Members, special interest groups, and other stakeholders in creating the best community possible.”
The Community Development department is responsible for the physical and economic development and growth of the City of Reno. 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.