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
The City of Reno’s Historical Resources Commission is seeking nominations for its annual awards program for outstanding achievements in historic preservation. The nomination deadline is Friday, May 4, 2018.
Strengthened by a collaborative partnership with dozens of student volunteers from the University of Nevada, Reno, the City of Reno’s Neighborhood Renewal Program continues on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 9 a.m.
03/09/2018 9:12 AM
The City of Reno and Volunteers of America (VOA) Northern California and Northern Nevada are proud to announce the continuation of the Reno Works program, which is currently in its ninth session. The Reno Works 9 session began on February 20, 2018.
02/28/2018 3:50 PM
The Community Development Department announced the 2018 schedule for Community Development Conversations, a quarterly series that provides for informal conversations on trends, issues, concerns, and news related to the development and business industries.
02/14/2018 9:40 AM
The new Reno Building Inspections mobile app, released in February 2018, allows contractors and homeowners to request inspections on their active Reno permits with just a few clicks.
02/13/2018 11:03 AM
City of Reno and community partners celebrate opening of Community Assistance Center's Early Learning Center 2
Today, the City of Reno and its community partners joined together to celebrate the opening of the new Early Learning Center 2 preschool facility at Reno’s Community Assistance Center (CAC).
01/30/2018 12:17 PM
The City of Reno is looking for community input on the draft rules and regulations for the proposed Motel Inspection Program. Attend an upcoming workshop to learn more.
01/24/2018 9:00 AM