Driveway Aprons

The following is a checklist that will need to be followed if a driveway apron is going to be built or reconstructed in the public right-of-way.

Checklist Review

The first step is to review this page.

  • If you have any questions, feel free to call the Public Works Department, Engineering Division at 702-293-9200.

Right-of-Way (ROW) Permit Application

You will then fill out an application in the permitting portal with the following requirements:

  • The contractor must have a valid Class A License from the Nevada State Contractors Board
  • The contractor must have a valid Boulder City Business License.
  • All subcontractors must be listed on the application.
  • The application must be filled out in its entirety.
  • Include any extra documentation such as the following:
    • Traffic Control Plan Application (if applicable)
    • Proof of Liability Insurance
    • Map or Drawings showing the property location and driveway with dimensions
  • All driveways must follow the Clark County, Uniform Standard Drawings latest revision.

Application Review

The Public Works Department, Engineering Division will review the permit application.

  • The Public Works Department may call requesting more information if questions arise.
  • Once Public Works has approved your application, you will get a call to come and pick it up.
    • Call 48 hours before digging
    • Pay for the permit fee
  • Once construction has started:
    • Permit must remain on site and each contractor must have a copy of the permit
    • Inspection requests must be scheduled 24 hours in advance
  • No work will be performed in the public right-of-way on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
  • The following is a list of required inspections:
    • Subgrade inspection for depth and compaction, saw cut at toe of curb
    • Type II inspection for depth and compaction
    • Verify that removals have been completed to existing joints
    • Verification that existing asphalt has not been damaged (if damaged contractor must remove 48 inches of asphalt in front of the full length of new apron)
    • Verify 48 inches min wings, proper distance from property line
    • Curb and gutter expansion paper, sidewalk expansion paper, back of sidewalk expansion paper if new concrete is placed against existing concrete
    • Prepour, verify Type V 4500 pounds per square inch mix design, moisture in soil, proper control joint plan, verify type and quantity of curing compound
    • Post, pour, get copy of concrete ticket, verify built per standard
    • Progress inspections are required throughout the project
  • Once the work is completed, call for a final inspection.
    • Inspection request must be scheduled 24 hours in advance