If you own a home with construction activity that was not properly permitted through the City, you may qualify to permit the activities with no penalty under the Amnesty Program. This program is being offered throughout the month of May. Please contact our department for more information.
For more information on Building Safety Month, please visit the International Code Council website by using the following links:
The City of Boulder City Building and Safety Division provides standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures and certain specifically regulated equipment within the city.
Goals & Strategies
Goals and strategic issues include improving the efficiency and customer service in the Community Development Department's Building and Safety Division through the following actions:
Reducing the backlog of pending projects
Reviewing projects in a timely manner
Restructuring the Department's document processing and storage
Improving inspection quality through continuing education
Adopting new building-related codes which are compatible with other local jurisdictions
Current code editions in effect for the City of Boulder City include:
2017 Building and Safety Division Administrative Code
2012 International Residential Code
2012 International Building Code
2011 National Electrical Code
2012 Uniform Plumbing Code
2012 Uniform Mechanical Code
2012 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
2009 International Energy Conservation Code
The Southern Nevada Amendments for the various codes listed above are posted on the Clark County website.
Other Pertinent Data
Other pertinent data that citizens of Boulder City might need:
Snow Load (Zero)
Frost Depth (Zero)
Wind Load (115 mph)
Wind Exposure (Site specific per ASCE 7)
Seismic Zone (D0)
Accessing Permanent Address Files
The Building and Safety Division is in the process of filing all permanent address files electronically. Please bear with us as we undertake this very large project, as it will take months to complete. To see if a particular property has been scanned, please visit our online portal. Read our instructions (PDF) to learn how to access a permanent address file online.