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 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
Issues related to zones and uses in residential areas are next on the list to be discussed as part of the Zoning Code RENOvation project. The community is invited to review the latest issue sheet and provide comments.
05/10/2019 12:59 PM
The City of Reno and Volunteers of America (VOA) Northern California and Northern Nevada celebrated a graduation ceremony for eight members of the current class of the Reno Works program.
04/30/2019 4:17 PM
The City of Reno is exploring changes to the Reno Municipal Code (“RMC”) related to adult businesses. A public hearing is scheduled for April 24, 2019.
04/12/2019 4:30 PM
Over the next several months, the Zoning Code RENOvation team will release a series of issue sheets that break down some of the key issues under consideration in the comprehensive update to the zoning code. The community is encouraged to provide input.
04/10/2019 4:27 PM
Meetings and Events
|Planning Commission Meeting||01/09/2020 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||01/15/2020 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group||01/21/2020 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||02/05/2020 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group||02/18/2020 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|
|Planning Commission Meeting||02/19/2020 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group||03/17/2020 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|
|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group||04/21/2020 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|
|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group||05/19/2020 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|
|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group||06/16/2020 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|