Welcome to the Planning and Building Division

**The Washoe County Community Services Department, Planning and Building Division is hosting a Public Workshop on Thursday August 24, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., regarding proposed amendments to the Washoe County Development Code relating to the Outdoor Entertainment use-type.  Please click HERE for more information about the workshop and a link to the proposed amendments, click HERE to go to the Applications page.**

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