When you are a new Reno resident, finding the basic services quickly helps you become more comfortable. Here are the essential services and information you will need to help make Reno / Tahoe your new home.
Finding a Place to Live in Reno / TahoeGet Reno / Tahoe housing information, whether you are buying or renting.
- Radon Hazard
Getting a JobReno / Tahoe has a diversified economy and strong job market.
- Nevada Employment Services
- Find a Job
Turn on UtilitiesGet phone, power, water, internet, garbage, sewer, and other services new residents need to have turned on.
Reno / Tahoe ShoppingYou need to know where the stores are that have what new residents need.
Reno / Tahoe Government, City Services, Voting, TaxesCity, county, and Nevada state governments all offer services new residents need to know.
- City of Reno
- City of Sparks
- Washoe County
- Registering to Vote in Nevada
- Nevada Taxes
- Nevada Liquor Laws
Registering Your VehiclesIf it has wheels and travels public highways, you will need to pay a visit to the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. Branches called DMV Express make the process easier if one happens to be at a location near you.
Reno / Tahoe Public TransportationReno / Tahoe offers public bus transportation through the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County, but there is lots more to transportation to, from, and around Reno / Tahoe.
Reno / Tahoe HospitalsReno / Tahoe is fortunate to have a number of excellent hospitals and medical centers throughout the area.
Reno / Tahoe Schools and LibrariesWe are fortunate to have excellent library system, public schools, private schools, and colleges.
Reno / Tahoe Weather, Highways, and Natural HazardsReno / Tahoe has a four season climate and we can get some pretty wild stuff. We also have some natural hazards, but you can stay safe by learning what they are and how to deal with them.
- Reno / Tahoe Weather
- Road and Highway Conditions
- Reno / Tahoe Wildfire Safety
- Reno / Tahoe Earthquakes
- Flood Preparedness
- Beat the Reno / Tahoe Heat
Reno / Tahoe Events, Dining, and EntertainmentOnce settled in, you are going to want to have some fun, and there is plenty to be had around Reno / Tahoe.
- Reno / Tahoe Monthly Events
- Big Annual Events and Festivals
- Restaurants and Dining
- The Arts Around Reno / Tahoe