Welcome to Building & Safety
The Washoe County Department of Building & Safety ensures buildings/structures are safe, by applying nationally recognized codes and County adopted ordinances through our plan check and inspection services. These standards are a vital part of Washoe County's quality of life and play a key role in maintaining minimum acceptable construction standards and a predictable regulatory environment. Our goal is to assist our customers by providing exceptional public service and to foster a sustainably built environment.
1001 E Ninth Street
Reno, NV 89520-0027
Phone (775) 328-2020
Fax (775) 328-6132
Hours of operation for the Washoe County Department of Building & Safety:
Monday through Friday - 7:30am to 4:30pm.
Effective September 1, 2013, Washoe County Building & Safety has adopted new codes. Please visit our Codes Page.
As of March 1, 2009 the Washoe County Building & Safety's Incline Office was closed. Permit submittals and issuances will be made at the Reno office located at the Washoe County Complex, 1001 E. Ninth St, Reno, NV. Field inspections will continue as usual.
For other recent and past news, please visit our News Page.