Development Services / Permits

The Development Services of Public Works is responsible for providing professional and technical engineering services for the planning and design of developers' off-site improvements to ensure that public infrastructure is built to local Code. The Division reviews plans, issues permits and inspects the construction of developer-funded roadways, drainage, water, sewer, and electric improvements.

Development Review works closely with other City departments including Planning and Development Services as well as other public agencies such as the Regional Transportation Commission, Regional Flood Control District and the Nevada Department of Transportation in the technical study and improvement plan review.

  1. Commercial Development Utility/Street Connections

    When building a commercial or industrial building, the developer will be required to make connections to the City’s utilities and streets. This page will help a developer understand their responsibilities

  2. Construction Standards

    Locate resources for building and construction within Boulder City.

  3. Fees

    Public Works Development Service Fees

  4. Permit & Plan Review Tracking

    Public Works review time is typically 10 days and can vary depending on the permit type.

  5. Residential Development Utility/Street Connections

    When building a house, the property owner will be required to make connections to the City’s utilities and streets. This page will help a property owner understand their responsibilities.

  6. Weekly Project Review Meeting

    Every Tuesday morning, at 8:45 a.m. in the large conference room, located in City Hall, there is a meeting where developers, local residents, and anyone looking to do a project in the City Limits of Boulder City are required to attend before permits are applied for and the project begins.