The Community Development Department is responsible for the physical development of the City. The core service areas of the department include: housing and neighborhood development, planning, engineering, building and safety inspections, and business licensing.
Electronic Building Permit Submissions
We are now accepting electronic submissions of building permit applications and plans for residential construction, residential solar, and sign permits.
Community Development News
The public is invited to a Historic Marker unveiling event on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at 1 p.m. at 236 North Virginia Street in Reno. The marker is a tribute to Harold's Club.
08/21/2019 4:52 PM
As part of the Zoning Code RENOvation project, the City is seeking input on potential changes to its zoning code regarding procedures.
08/15/2019 10:35 AM
Issues related to site and building design standards are next on the list to be discussed as part of the Zoning Code RENOvation project.
07/11/2019 2:25 PM
The City of Reno launched on July 1 the first phase of a program that allows for those applying for residential construction, residential solar, and sign building permits to submit applications and plans electronically rather than submitting hard copies in person at City Hall.
07/01/2019 3:26 PM
As the next step in the Zoning Code RENOvation project, the community is asked to weigh in on potential amendments to development standards. The community is invited to provide comments, either through the online form or by emailing CodeUpdate@Reno.Gov.
06/13/2019 11:22 AM