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.
City Seeks Input on Potential Text Amendment to the Development Agreement Section of the Reno Development Code
Post Date: June 25, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Reno is providing an additional opportunity to submit comments on the proposed draft ordinance amendment to Reno Municipal Code.
TXT20-00006 (Development Agreement) - A request has been made to amend Reno Municipal Code Title 18, specifically Chapter 18.20 (Development Agreements). This request is associated with the Title 18 Code Update "Renovation" and will propose revised text intended to facilitate the use of voluntary agreements as allowed pursuant to NRS 278.0201 through 278.0207, inclusive.
The draft Text Amendment under consideration includes, but is not limited to the following:
- Enhanced reference to NRS requirements.
- Removal of regional requirements and discretionary permits (PRS, SUP, PUD, and SPD requirements).
- Removal of text that is redundant of NRS requirements.
In an effort to protect public health, we are asking that all comments be submitted in writing, in lieu of a public workshop, to the Planning Division at firstname.lastname@example.org or via US Postal Service to the City of Reno, Planning Division, P.O. Box 1900, Reno, NV, 89505 by 5 p.m. on July 15, 2020.
Electronic Building Permit Submissions
We are now accepting electronic submittal of building permit applications and plans.
Community Development News
The City of Reno would like to update the public on Phase 2 of Nevada’s reopening plan. Earlier this week, Governor Sisolak announced that the state is ready to move into Roadmap to Recovery for Nevada: Phase 2 starting today, Friday, May 29.
05/29/2020 9:47 AM
The Regional Information Center is sharing Washoe County Phase 2 reopening guidelines as directed by Governor Sisolak and the Roadmap to Recovery for Nevada: Phase 2.
05/28/2020 5:00 PM
The City of Reno is temporarily easing certain regulations to help businesses operate under social distancing requirements and to aid in the economic recovery from COVID-19.
05/21/2020 9:36 AM
The Regional Information Center is unveiling the reopening plan, Washoe County Phase 1 Guidance, based on the State of Nevada’s guidance.
05/08/2020 1:44 PM
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|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group||02/19/2019 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|
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|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group||02/04/2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM|
|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group||01/13/2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM|
|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group - CANCELED||10/15/2019 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|
|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group - CANCELLED||03/19/2019 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|
|Zoning Code RENOvation Technical Working Group - CANCELLED||04/16/2019 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|