Electronic Building Permit Submittal

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The City of Reno is now accepting electronic submittal of all building permit applications and plans. Applications, forms, and instructions are provided below.

If you are planning to submit paper plans, please use these applications and submit in person at Reno City Hall.


Please view the Electronic Permit Submittal Business Rules and Process for how to prepare your building permit application and plans for the different permit types listed below. Following the guidelines will help avoid delays in processing your application.

You may also apply for Sign, and Solar & EV Chargers permits directly through the ONE Regional Licensing and Permits site. Please review the guidelines provided below to help you through the process.


May be required with applications, depending on the project:

Submission Resources

Electronic Submission Workshops

Need information on how to apply for a building permit online? The City of Reno offers free weekly training sessions on the electronic building permit and plan submittal process. Through May 2020, the sessions are scheduled on Thursdays from 2:30-4 p.m. They are held at Reno City Hall on the 6th Floor in the large conference room. RSVP to Plans Examiner Daniela Monteiro


Building Codes

Check out the current codes that are in effect for City of Reno building permits.