Welcome to the Planning Program, part of the Planning & Building Division
The Washoe County Community Services Department continues to respond to the COVID-19 developments.
OUR OBJECTIVES & ESSENTIAL SERVICES
OUR COMMITMENT TO OUR CUSTOMERS
Our building are closed to the public through April 20 (subject to change); however, we remain available to provide essential services with new socially aware business practices.
For the most expedient service, email our professional team below for help on our most common questions, such as:
Planning - Planner of the Day (P.O.D)
We also encourage you to visit the Washoe County Health District coronavirus webpage for updates and information on COVID-19.
***NEW APPLICATION DATE***
Beginning July 2020, All planning applications are due on the 8th of the month.
** The Washoe County Tahoe Area Plan Draft is available for review at the blue link below: **
Tahoe Area Plan - Draft
**Washoe County Community Services Department is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission (At-Large South of Truckee River) and the Washoe County Board of Adjustment (District 5). Click HERE to access the "Boards and Commissions Openings" web page and click on the respective Commission/Board to see the announcement. Deadline to apply is Friday, April 17, 2020, 5:00 p.m.**
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
Mailing Address: 1001 E. Ninth Street, Reno, NV 89512
Physical Address: 1001 E. Ninth Street, Reno, NV 89512
Building A, Second Floor