Bartley Ranch showcases several historic Nevada ranch houses. Come see them!
Bartley Ranch showcases several historic Nevada ranch houses.  Come see them!

What can I do on my property? OR What can`t I do on my property?
Each parcel has a land use designation that limits the uses on the property and the standards for development. These uses and standards are defined in the Development Code by land use designation. You may find your parcel`s land use designation by accessing Map Warehouse on the County`s website. Please keep in mind that the Map Warehouse provides land use (zoning) information for unincorporated Washoe County only. If your property is within the Cities of Reno or Sparks, you will need to contact either the Reno or Sparks Community Development Department to obtain your zoning information.

To get to Map Warehouse, click on this link and choose "Map Warehouse." When the disclaimer comes up, scroll down and click "I Agree." The "Main" tab should be active, if it isn`t, choose "Main." Choose "Land Use" from the list. Under "Step 1. I am interested in:" click the dropdown arrow next to "Select One" and choose "Washoe County Planned Land Use."

If you wish to search by the parcel number, under "Step 2. I would like to search by:" choose "Parcel Number." Under "Last Step. The parcel number without spaces or dashes is" type the parcel number without any spaces or dashes, then click on "Search!" Your parcel should be highlighted on the map.

If you wish to search by the address, under "Step 2. I would like to search by:" choose "Address." Under "Last Step. The address is" enter the Street Number and Street Name, and the Prefix (North, South, East, West) if there is one, then click on "Search!" Your parcel should be highlighted on the map.

If the "Data" tab is selected, there should be a table below the map display. If the "Data" tab is not selected, click on the "Data" tab to bring up the table.

The third column in the table is labeled "Planned Land Use." Your land use designation (zoning) will be identified in this column.

To determine what uses are allowed on your property, refer to the Table of Uses in Division Three, Article 302, Allowed Uses, of the Washoe County Development Code. To go to the Development Code home page, click here.