Building Permit Applications

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Common Projects Requiring Building Permits

Building Permit Applications

Once completing a Reno building permit application, check the application status online, pay fees online, and more on the ONE Regional Licensing and Permitting portal (Online applications are coming soon).

Residential/Remodel Building Permit Application (FILLABLE) - Please fill in all the blanks and bring a signed, printed version along with your plans.   

Sign Permit Application (FILLABLE)

EZ Permit applications (FILLABLE) -Type in the EZ Permit form, and submit to

  • ONLY for Residential or Commercial permits when no physical plans are needed and no visit to City Hall required (such as Reroof, HVAC replacement, Water heaters, Easy electrical and plumbing).  

Commercial Building Permit Application

Fire Sprinkler/Suppression/Alarm Permit Application

Grading/Site Improvements Permit Application - NAC 278.340 (Construction prohibited until final map approved. (NRS 439.200, 445A.855, 445A.860)  The developer shall not perform any construction on the site of a subdivision, except that necessary to evaluate the subdivision, until the Division or local agency approves the final map.  [Bd. of Health, Subdiv., Condo., & PUD Reg. § 31, eff. 9-15-82] - (NAC A by

Other Forms may be required in addition to the permit application:

Please view the ordinances and other pertinent information for plan submittal and ensure the type of construction and occupancy group information are included on the application. Contact, or (775) 334-2063 with questions.

Building Codes / Checklists: 

Currently the 2012 I-Codes are being used, however effective Jan 1, 2019 the City and region will adopt the NNICC 2018 Northern Nevada Amendments to the 2018 I-Codes: Flyer detailing the code changes.

For more information see the Northern Nevada ICC 

Checklists to better understand complicated requirements:

For any other questions, email

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