Planning Department

What We Do

The Planning Division is responsible for protecting the public health, safety, and general welfare of Douglas County residents and property owners by reviewing development proposals to insure compliance with the Douglas County Master Plan (2020) and related zoning and land division regulations contained in the Consolidated Development Code (Title 20). The Planning Division provides the staff support for the Douglas County Planning Commission.

For information on land uses or development regulations in Douglas County, please contact the Planning Department at 775-782-6217 or email the Planning Department.

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment online to visit the public counterclick here

PUBLIC COUNTER HOURS: 

Effective Monday, September 12, 2022, our public counter hours will be changing. The new hours will be Monday - Friday, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. You must sign in on the Ipad in the lobby of the Minden Inn.