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Building Permit Applications

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Common Projects Requiring Building Permits

Download the fillable PDF forms to a computer, type in all the blanks (use "NA" if not applicable), and bring a signed, printed copy along with your plans.  

Residential Building Permit Application 

EZ Permit application

  • This EZ Permit Application is to be used for Residential EZ Permits being submitted using the Owner/Builder Exemption.  A completed Owner/Builder Affidavit and the EZ Permit Application must be submitted together and in person to 1 East First Street, 2nd Floor.

Commercial Building Permit Application 

Building Permit Repeat Application - Residential/Commercial/Fire 

Fire Sprinkler/Suppression/Alarm Permit Application

Sign Permit Application

Grading/Site Improvements Permit Application

Solar & EV Chargers Application - NEW

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

Once a Reno building permit application is accepted, check the application status online, pay fees online, and more on the ONE Regional Licensing and Permitting portal  

Please read ordinances and other pertinent information for plan submittal and ensure the type of construction and occupancy group information are included on the application. Contact with questions.

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