Building and Safety Division

The 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 through the following actions:
  • Reviewing projects in a timely manner
  • Reducing the backlog of pending projects
  • Improving inspection quality through continuing education
  • Adopting new building-related codes which are compatible with other local jurisdictions
  • Restructuring the Division's document processing and storage

Commonly Referenced Data

 The Southern Nevada Amendments for the various codes listed above are posted on the Clark County website.

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 portalRead our instructions (PDF) to learn how to access a permanent address file online.
Other Pertinent Data  
Snow Load Zero
Frost Depth Zero
Wind Load 115 mph
Wind Exposure Site Specific per ASCE 7
Seismic Zone D0
Currently Adopted Codes
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