Welcome to the Planning Program, part of the Planning & Building Division

**PLEASE NOTE - THE PLANNING COUNTER WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018 FOR MANDATORY STAFF TRAINING.  WE APOLOGIZE IN ADVANCE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.**

**Washoe County Community Services Department, Planning & Building Division is holding a Public Workshop concerning proposed amendments to Chapter 110 Development Code, Article 302 Allowed Uses and Article 304 Use Classification System.  The Workshop is being held at the County Complex on Thursday March 15, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  Click HERE for more information.**


The Planning and Building Division guides the creation of livable and sustainable communities in unincorporated Washoe County.  The Division prepares and implements the County's Master Plan, to include distinct plans for the varied communities within the County.  The Master Plan is implemented through regulatory zoning, the review of development applications, instituting and enforcing land use, business licensing, and nuisance codes.  The Division is also responsible for providing key support to the Regional Emergency Operations Center (REOC) and offers Pre-development Meetings.

Mojra Hauenstein, Architect, AICP Planner, LEED AP Neighborhood Development  
Director of Planning and Building


Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  
Phone: 775.328.6100  Fax: 775.328.6133           
Email: planning@washoecounty.us
Mailing Address:
PO Box 11130, Reno, NV 89520-0027
 Physical Address: 1001 E. 9th Street, Reno, NV  89512
               Building A, Second Floor