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Electronic Building Permit Submissions
We are now accepting electronic submittal of building permit applications and plans.
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City of Reno Master Plan process moving forward
ReImagine Reno to receive direction on Design Principles and Citywide Policy Framework
There will be a Joint Special Meeting of the Reno City Council and Planning Commission on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 3 p.m. The entities will discuss ReImagine Reno, the project name of the City of Reno’s Master Plan update.
The entities will potentially take action on the following agenda items:
B.2 - Presentation by Clarion Associates and Economic and Planning Systems, Inc., discussion and potential action by each entity regarding draft Citywide Policy Framework for the updated City of Reno Master Plan.
Read the “City Council and Planning Commission Prepare for Review of Master Plan Policies” newsletter for more information.
More About ReImagine RenoReImagine Reno kicked off in spring 2015 and is expected to be completed in fall 2017. Nearly 6,000 people participated in the first round of public engagement. Over the last few months, more than 750 people attended community events and participated in online surveys. For more information, visit Reno.gov/ReImagineReno.