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 submittal of building permit applications and plans.
Community Development News
The Reno Police Department (RPD), Business License and Code Enforcement divisions would like to advise the public of how business closures will occur for the next 30 days, and reiterate what types of businesses are affected.
03/18/2020 4:39 PM
The Community Development Department is adjusting its processes and procedures in response to COVID-19. The changes allow business operations to continue for customers without requiring face-to-face interactions.
03/16/2020 3:57 PM
City Seeks Input on Potential Ordinance to Ban the Sale of Dogs and Cats in Commercial Establishments
The community is invited to provide input on a draft ordinance related to a ban on the retail sale of dogs and cats in commercial establishments.
03/16/2020 11:35 AM
The City of Reno will host a third public Stakeholder Workshop at City Hall on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 3 p.m., to discuss new ordinance recommendations for City Council related to Packaged Alcoholic Beverage Sales.
03/03/2020 10:56 AM
The City of Reno is seeking input on potential ordinance amendments to packaged alcoholic beverage regulations.
01/28/2020 5:50 PM
At its meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, the Reno City Council will consider a proposed ordinance to license massage establishments as privileged activity.
01/24/2020 11:15 AM
Following several months of collecting input from the community, the Reno Planning Commission and Reno City Council will review and discuss the first draft of the updated zoning code at two special meetings focused on the code update.
01/16/2020 11:05 AM