Community Development

2020 Master Plan Text Update

Mission Statement

The mission of the Community Development Department is to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Douglas County by providing the highest quality and professional service in the areas of Building, Engineering, Planning, and Administration.

The Public Counter is located on the second floor of the Minden Inn in Room 202.

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Email the Building Department (  775-782-6224
Email the Engineering Department (  775-782-6235
Email the Planning Department ( 775-782-6217
Email Code Enforcement (  775-782-6214
Email Vacation Home Rentals (


Tom Dallaire

Community Development Director

1594 Esmeralda Avenue

P.O. Box 218

Minden, NV 89423

Ph: 775-782-6201

Fx: 775-782-6297


Monday - Friday

8 am - 5 pm