The Community Development Department is responsible for the physical development of the City. The six core service areas of the department include: housing and neighborhood development, planning, engineering, building and safety inspections, business licensing, and code enforcement.
Community Development Department Mission
The Community Development Department aims to improves people's lives through responsible planning, building, business inspections, and the promotion of a wide variety of housing types. The department strives to serve all of its customers in a prompt, efficient, and ethical manner.
Community Development News
As the comprehensive update to the City’s zoning code gets started, the community is invited to get involved in the first stage of the initiative by participating in an upcoming open house and taking an online survey.
07/25/2018 1:35 PM
Following up on the heels of the adoption of the new Master Plan, the City of Reno is starting a multi-year effort to comprehensively update its zoning code.
07/25/2018 11:03 AM
The community is invited to get involved in the summer food drive hosted by the building and safety divisions from Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County.
07/05/2018 10:29 AM
The City of Reno is looking for input on the draft rules and regulations for the proposed Motel Inspection Program.
06/14/2018 9:00 AM
Building permit customers looking to submit plan revisions or pick up approved permits will be welcomed to a new floor during their next visit to Reno City Hall. With the exception of application submittal, the sixth floor is now the location for customers to complete business related to building pe
05/23/2018 11:17 AM
As a part of its efforts to support affordable housing, the City of Reno is developing an ordinance that could allow for accessory dwelling units (ADUs) to be built within certain locations of the city.
05/21/2018 12:30 PM
As part of its National Preservation Month celebration, the City of Reno’s Historic Resources Commission announced the winners of the 2018 Historic Preservation Awards on Friday night.
05/18/2018 4:44 PM
Meetings and Events
|Planning Commission Meeting||08/15/2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||09/05/2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||09/19/2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Building Enterprise Fund Advisory Committee (BEFAC)||09/25/2018 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||10/03/2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||10/17/2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||11/07/2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Community Development Conversations||11/08/2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||11/15/2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||12/06/2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||12/19/2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||01/03/2019 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||01/16/2019 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||02/06/2019 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||02/20/2019 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|