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.

Our public counter is open Monday - Friday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. You must sign in on the Ipad in the lobby of the Minden Inn. (Public Counter email: [email protected])

To view past and current applications, please visit Accela-ONE.


Deputy Director

Contact Us!

Minden Inn
(775) 782-6200
PO Box 218
1594 Esmeralda Avenue
Minden, Nevada 89423

Public Records Request

Public Counter:
Phone: 775-782-6200 Option #1
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

[email protected]

Building Department:
Phone: 775-782-6200 Option #2
Email: [email protected]
Building Official: Tim Davis

Engineering Department:
Phone: 775-782-6200 Option #3
[email protected]
County Engineer: Jeremy Hutchings

Planning Department: 
Phone: 775-782-6200 Option #4
[email protected]
Principal Planner: Kate Moroles-O'Neil

Code Enforcement:
Phone: 775-782-6200 Option #5
[email protected]  
Manager: Ernie Strehlow

Vacation Home Rentals:
Phone: 24/7 Complaint Hotline 775-783-6027 
[email protected]  
Program Manager: Ernie Strehlow