Variance Permit
If you live in the city of Reno or Sparks or the congested areas of Washoe County, a maximum of three adult dogs over the age of four (4) months may be kept per residence. If you own (or want to own) more than three (3) dogs, you must apply for a kennel permit.
 Variance Permit Application       

Exotic Animal Permit  
If you are interested in information regarding permits to keep exotic animals call the animal services office for further information at 353-8900. 
Exotic Animal Application