Planning Commission

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The Reno City Planning Commission advises the City Council on the long term physical development of the City including such issues as natural resources, economics, housing, population, land use and zoning. The Planning Commission reviews all major development projects proposed within the City and also provides a forum for public comment on issues dealing with development of our community.


The Reno City Planning Commission consists of seven members. The term of office for each member is four years. Members hold no other public office, are residents of the City and registered voters at the time of their appointment and continuously throughout the term of office.

The current By-laws of the Planning Commission are available for review.

Typical Duties

  • Serve and advise the City Council on future physical planning and economic development of the City.
  • Serve and advise the City Council on urban planning including policy development, community design, natural resource conservation and enhancement, economics, housing, land use, population, streets, zoning, subdivision regulation, transportation, the comprehensive plan, etc.

The Reno City Planning Commission meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, One East First Street. For more information call 775-334-2042. To contact the Planning Commission, please send email to

Appeal a Decision of the Planning Commission

11/21/2019 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Agenda:Planning Commission Notice of Cancellation - November 21, 2019
12/05/2019 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Not Included
12/18/2019 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Not Included
01/09/2020 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Not Included
01/15/2020 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Not Included
02/05/2020 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Not Included
02/19/2020 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Not Included

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