Planning Department

Important Information

COVID-19 (Corona Virus) response

You must have an appointment before you come into the Planning Department.

If you walk in and do not have an appointment you will be asked to leave and to call to make an appointment.

Churchill County is limiting staff availability in all Departments until further notice.

The Planning Department will have one staff member available in the office each day between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Closed during lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

You must use e-mail or to call the office to discuss your needs and to set up an appointment prior to coming into the office. We are checking e-mails remotely throughout the day and most phone calls are being forwarded to our homes. 

Department phone number and links to staff e-mails are to the right under Contact Us

Thank You for your patience during this time of limited staff.


  • Administer FEMA regulations
  • Agricultural protection
  • Assign street addresses
  • Business license administration
  • Code enforcement of zoning, development standards, and business licenses
  • GIS coordination
  • Implementation of the Master Plan
  • Land division
  • Land use, zoning regulations, and land development
  • Conservation programs to protect agriculture
  • Water resources protection

Planning Department Fees (PDF)


State Demographer website

Adopted Plans