Washoe County Resources

Washoe County Community Services Department
Key community services & Resources

Our objectives & Essential Services
  • Ensure personal safety, safety of our co-workers and safety of our family
  • Continue to provide life safety and essential activities for community
  • Support life safety and essential activities
  • Continuity of economic drivers for community (ie. building permits, inspections and plan reviews)
Our COMMITMENT TO our customers

Our buildings 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.

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For the most expedient service email our professional teams below for help on our most common questions.

Washoe County Parks
Phone: (775) 823-6501

  • All regional parks open space and trails are open with limited access to bathrooms – please go before you go.

  • Visit the parks website for a listed of community area closures including playgrounds and community centers

  • You may reserve parks now. Reservations dates are available for April 18 or after.

Washoe County Engineering
Phone: (775) 328-2040

  • Information on technical engineering questions review of your permit comments

  • Information on Capital Projects/utilities review/status of map review/inspections

  • All current capital projects are still in development or implementation

Washoe County Planning
Phone: (775) 328-6100

  • Questions about land use, development standards, setbacks, etc.

  • Questions about planning /land use applications (special use permits, tentative maps, etc.)

Washoe County Business Licences
Phone: (775) 328-3733

  • Support for online submission of business licenses for unincorporated Washoe County

Washoe County Building
Phone: (775) 328-2020

  • Information on Electronic Review of building permits, support with inspections, support for the permitting intake

Washoe County Utilities
Phone: (775) 954-4601

  • Support for online utility payment

Washoe County Roads
Phone: (775) 328-2180

  • Report a road or stormwater maintenance issue

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