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.
Community Development News
City of Reno hosts Permanent Overflow Shelter Community Meeting
The meeting is being held to discuss the possible development of a permanent overflow shelter at 250 Sage Street, and to gather input about this location as the potential site for an overflow shelter. City staff will present information about the process and be available to answer questions.
Please be advised, also, that this meeting will not be live streamed at Reno.gov/Meetings.
Background: On August 9, 2017, Reno City Council unanimously approved to direct staff to determine Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) applicability and conduct public outreach regarding the possible use of 250 Sage Street as a permanent overflow shelter site. Read the Staff Report.