Electronic Permits

Electronic Building Permit Submissions

We are now accepting electronic submissions of building permit applications for the following permit types. Washoe County will be releasing more permit types on a monthly basis.  Please watch this space for updates.

Electronic Building Permit Submittal Training
Would you like training on how to apply for a Building Permit online in a quick informational session of 30 minutes?The Washoe County Building Division offers free training sessions on the Electronic Building Permit and Plan Submittal process.
The first 2 training sessions (both sessions are the same) are scheduled on Friday, January 10, 2020:
  • Session #1) 11:30am to 12 noon
  • Session #2) 12:30pm to 1:00pm

Please RSVP if you are interested in the January sessions or to make future date requests at:

Future trainings will be hosted as needed.  So please send us your RSVP in order to help us determine a most convenient schedule.

Trainings are held at the Washoe County Complex, 1001 E. Ninth Street, in Building "A" on the 2nd floor,
Mt. Rose Conference room.


Washoe County Building Staff will contact you for payment on submitted applications
Electronic Permit Applications      

Please submit application through Accela Citizen Access.

If your reroof job is located within a active HOA a copy of the HOA approval letter must accompany your application submittal in order for it to be processed. 

If you have any problems or concerns regarding the Building & Safety web-site, please contact eweir@washoecounty.us
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