Community Development

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.

Public Counter

Starting Monday, March 29, 2021, Community Development services are available to the public by appointments through Qless. Click here for more information and to make an appointment.

Contact Us!
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 (

2020 Master Plan Text Update


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