Planning Division

Effective January 2nd, 2024, the Community Development Department will no longer hold an Administrative Hearing Panel (AHP) Public Meeting. All applications and decisions will be handled administratively.
This will apply to any Tentative Parcel Map Application submitted during the November 22nd, 2023 cycle and beyond.

Any questions, please feel free to contact the Planning Department at:

E-Mail: [email protected]

Phone: (775) 782-6200 (option #4)

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 775-782-6200 or email the Planning Department.

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment online to visit the public counterclick here


Public counter hours are Monday - Friday, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. You must sign in on the Ipad in the lobby of the Minden Inn.