Building Department

Please note that the State has adopted the 2012 Building Codes for all Commercial Buildings and the 2012 Energy Codes for all Residential buildings. 

The Nye County Building and Safety Department ensures that all residential, commercial, and other construction meets or exceeds the minimum requirements of codes that have been adopted by Nye County, within the Pahrump Regional Planning District (PRPD).

For information on permits, fees, and inspections please contact Nye County Building and  Safety.

ANY INQUIRY PERTAINING TO THE ZONING OF A PROPERTY OR PERMISSIVE USES WITHIN A ZONING DISTRICT MUST BE DIRECTED TO THE NYE COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT AT 775-751-4249.

For questions regarding Code Enforcement please contact a Nye County Code Compliance Officer at 775-751-4249.

Code Analysis

Seismic DO

Snow Load 0

Live/Dead Load 20 / 10

Exposure C

Wind 90 mph

Forms of Payment Accepted

Check, Money Order, Cashiers Check, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover card.

Codes Effective within the Pahrump Regional Planning District 

  • 2006 Int'l Building Code
  • 2006 Int'l Residential Code
  • 2012 Int'l Energy Conservation Code
  • 2006 Uniform Plumbing Code
  • 2006 Uniform Mechanical Code
  • 2006 Int'l Property Maintenance Code
  • 2006 Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub
  • 2005 National Electric Code
  • 2006 Int'l Fire Code