An Assessor Office is responsible for appraising the taxable property in an area in order to calculate property taxes in Washoe County, Nevada. As part of this job, Washoe County Assessors maintain detailed county and local maps, including Geographic Information Science (GIS) data. These Washoe County GIS maps typically include property divisions, plots, buildings, property appraisal values, and property taxes. They may also include public property, parks, roads, place names, bodies of water, and other local geographical information, as well as flood zones, county zone lines, and school boundaries. These maps can be useful for a number of reasons, including buying and selling property. Assessors may provide online access to their Washoe County GIS data on their websites.
Washoe County Assessor's Office Reno NV 1001 East 9th Street 89512 775-328-2200
A Soil and Water Conservation Office provides information on the conservation and management of natural resources in Washoe County, Nevada. They are also responsible for developing, implementing, and enforcing policies to protect these natural resources. Washoe County Soil and Water Conservation Offices maintain GIS data in the form of maps to monitor soil and water, and these Washoe County maps can show ground and surface water, stormwater runoff, irrigation, erosion, flood zones, and sources of pollution. These maps can be important for buying, selling, or improving property, and they may be available through the Soil and Water Conservation Office website.
Carson Truckee Soil and Water Conservation Reno NV 295 Holcomb Avenue, a 89502 775-322-8041
The Army Corps of Engineers is a federal agency that provides engineering services, including managing ports and waterways, protecting against floods and storm damage, and maintaining public recreation areas in Washoe County, Nevada. The Army Corps of Engineers keeps Washoe County GIS maps that show navigable waters, tributaries, water depths, bridges, and ports, as well as information on flood zones, dams, and hydroelectric plants. GIS maps of Army Corps recreation areas can include bodies of water, shelters, campgrounds, elevations, and trails. These Washoe County maps may be available on the Army Corps of Engineers website.
Reno Army Corps of Engineers Reno NV 300 Booth Street, 3050 89509 775-784-5304
A Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their town or city, including keeping vital records and maintaining documents on their jurisdiction such as maps with GIS data in Washoe County, Nevada. These GIS maps typically include property boundaries, real estate appraisal values, Washoe County property tax assessments, public property, and unclaimed parcels. The maps may also show place names, Washoe County zoning boundaries, bodies of water, and flood zones, as well as population and demographic information. Some Town and City Halls also maintain historical maps of their area. These maps are often available on the Town or City Hall website.
Reno City Hall Reno NV 1 East 1st Street 89501 775-852-6487
A Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning regulations in order to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Washoe County, Nevada. As part of that job, Building Departments maintain GIS data that can include Washoe County GIS maps on the topography, elevation, soil composition, and flood zones for the local area. This information can be important for adhering to building codes and meeting zoning rules. These GIS maps may also show Washoe County parcels, lots, subdivisions, and tracts of land, as well as sewers, public utilities, and other building hazards. GIS data may be available on the Building Department website.
Reno Planning Department Reno NV 1 East 1st Street, Ste 1100 89501 775-321-8385
Washoe County Building Department Sparks NV 1675 East Prater Way, Ste 107 89434 775-353-2306
A Clerk Office maintains public records for a county or local government, including GIS data in the form of maps. These GIS maps provide detailed information such as property boundaries, roads, public property, parks, and in some cases, population and demographic information. GIS data can also show Washoe County property value assessments, property taxes, flood zones, zoning boundaries, and earthquake zones, as well as place names, bodies of water, and other geographic information. Clerks may also have historic GIS maps from the USGS or other organizations. Washoe County GIS data is often accessible through the Clerk Office website.
Washoe County Clerk Incline Village NV 855 Alder Avenue 89451 775-784-7287
A Recorder of Deeds keeps real estate documents to ensure the accuracy of property and land records in Washoe County, Nevada. In addition to filing deeds that provide information on property sales and transfers, Recorders of Deeds also have detailed county and local maps, including Washoe County GIS data. These maps can include property lines, building information, unclaimed parcels, property value assessments, and property tax information. They may also show Washoe County place names, flood zones, zoning boundaries, neighborhood lines, bodies of water, and other geographic information. The Recorder of Deeds may provide access to GIS data on its website.
Washoe County Recorder of Deeds Reno NV PO Box 11130 89520 775-328-3661