Storey County Community Development is also responsible for carrying out inspections of buildings, plan revisions and the maintenance of applied, issued, expired, and canceled permits. Inspections are conducted to ensure compliance with building and zoning codes and provide a level of necessary checks and balances in our growing county.

Inspections Included
Please note that it is the responsibility of the permit holder to request the appropriate inspections in a timely manner, and to insure that the work to be inspected is complete and ready for inspection. Inspections include:
  • Accessory buildings
  • Commercial projects including hotels, office buildings, etc.
  • Distribution
  • Electrical, plumbing, mechanical
  • Fences and retaining walls
  • Fire repair
  • Garages and carports
  • Grading
  • Industrial
  • Issue Certificate of Occupancy
  • Manufacturing
  • Patios, spas and pools
  • Perimeter walls
  • Residential and commercial remodel
  • Single family, multi-family and mobile homes