Frequently Asked Questions
Can I search for a Building Permit? Please See Our Permit Search Page
(You can search by Address, Assessor Parcel Number or Permit Number)
How do I get copies of Drawings? Please fill out our Public Records Request Form
Note:Information/Drawings prior to 2000 may not be available.
Q: What Are Our Current Days and Hours of Operation?
A: 8:00am - 4:30pm
A: The purpose of a building permit is to control the quality of construction to help insure that Washoe County continues to be a safe, beautiful area in which we all can live, work and play. Also, the evidence of a building
permit is often necessary to obtain financing from a lending agency and may be required to close a sale of your property to show that any improvements that have been made are in compliance.