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 City of Reno and Volunteers of America (VOA) Northern California and Northern Nevada held a graduation ceremony and celebration for nine members of the current class of the Reno Works program.
10/22/2019 1:46 PM
The City of Reno will assist Washoe Legal Services in presenting three public seminars about renters' rights during October 2019 at Reno City Hall.
10/01/2019 3:38 PM
Today, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve announced the “1,000 Homes in 120 Days” initiative, a new City of Reno pilot program that’s meant to help stabilize rents and implement an immediate strategy to respond to the Reno housing crisis.
09/18/2019 1:05 PM
Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve invites the community to a Housing Town Hall on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Renown Regional Medical Center’s Mack Auditorium.
09/03/2019 1:51 PM
The City of Reno has introduced the first part of the draft zoning code language for public review and feedback.
08/30/2019 1:21 PM
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
These guidelines will help provide a more streamlined, consistent approach for evaluating fiscal impact analysis findings for development applications.
08/19/2019 9:45 AM
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