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 additional temporary overflow homeless shelter will be set up in the parking lot of the Community Assistance Center (CAC) through the winter months.
11/16/2018 9:06 AM
The City of Reno is hosting a community cleanup on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Valley Road neighborhood.
10/17/2018 1:20 PM
At its October 10, 2018 regular meeting, the Reno City Council continued to discuss and prioritize one of the city’s major challenges: housing.
10/12/2018 2:15 PM
Following a year of work on several priority initiatives, the City of Reno is providing an update on the progress of nine programs and strategies meant to support the need for housing in the community.
10/10/2018 10:15 AM
The City of Reno and Volunteers of America (VOA) Northern California and Northern Nevada invite the public to a graduation ceremony for the current class of the Reno Works program.
10/08/2018 3:00 PM
The City of Reno is seeking public input on the latest draft ordinances that detail proposed changes related to the regulation of adult businesses. A public workshop will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at Reno City Hall.
09/11/2018 2:05 PM
The City of Reno is exploring changes to the Reno Municipal Code (“RMC”) related to adult businesses and is seeking input on the proposed code amendments.
08/28/2018 5:30 PM
The City of Reno is hosting a park and Ward 4 community cleanup on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Silver Lake community.
08/24/2018 11:46 AM