Welcome to the Planning and Development Division

The Planning and Development Division guides the creation of livable and economically viable communities in Washoe County.  The Division prepares and implements the County's master plan, to include distinct plans for the varied communities within unincorporated Washoe County.  The master plan is implemented through review of development applications and through instituting and enforcing land use and business licensing codes.  The Division is also responsible for providing key support to the Regional Emergency Operations Center (REOC)

Bill Whitney  
Planning and Development Division Director


Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  
Phone: 775.328.3600  Fax: 775.328.6133           
Email: planning@washoecounty.us
Mailing Address:
PO Box 11130, Reno, NV 89520-0027
Physical Address:  1001 E. Ninth Street, Reno, NV 89512