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 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
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