Code & Ordinances

Washoe County Code Disclaimer The Washoe County Code was last codified by Supplement No. 15 in January of 2020. Visit our Ordinances page for amendments to the Code after January 2020.

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  • If you are looking for specific ordinance use the Ordinance Reference Listing below. For copies of an ordinance please contact the Board Records and Minutes staff at (775) 784-7279
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      Example: 10.050 = Section .050 located in Chapter 10.
  • Amendments to the Code will be published as they become available. The complete County Code will be updated after approval by the Washoe County Board of Commissioners.

Washoe County Code (as of Jan. 2020)

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