Department Operations Starting june 1, 2020             

UPDATE May 29, 2020

The Nye County Building and Safety Division is now open to the public by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Lobby Hours are 7:30 am to 5 pm, Monday through Thursday. Office is closed on Fridays. Once you arrive, please call 775-751-4249 to let the staff you are here. Only one person allowed in the lobby at all times for the Planning Counter and the Building Department Counter. All persons are required to wear a mask prior to entering the building and for the entire duration of the stay, no exceptions.

Please see see flyer for full details: Building and Safety Operations, June 1, 2010 (pdf) 

April 27th 

The Nye County Building and Safety Division will continue processing permit applications and plan check submittals online. B&S will continue to conduct inspections under the same guidelines we have followed the last several weeks, as well as plan review and permit processing. 

During this period, we will continue to retrieve and return any and all emails and phone calls. We will also perform all inspections called in on permitted projects. We will not be able to access any paper files during this period. 

We apologize for any inconvenience you may experience during this time; we will work diligently to get back to normal and provide the service you expect. 

Thank you for your patience and consideration, as we work through this period, we value each of you.

March 18th

The Building & Safety Counter is closed to the public until further notice. Inspection operations are continuing on all new construction only. Under no circumstances will inspectors enter occupied homes until further notice.  Inspectors will be following the OSHA and CDC guidelines for Social Distancing.  New permits will be processed and issue on new residential construction projects only.  You can submit new permit applications via email to  A Building and Safety staff member will reach out by phone for credit card information for payment of fees.  Plans checks will continue as normal.  New submittals will be accepted through a Drop Box located outside the entrance to the lobby.  Once new permits are issued the applicant will be notified by phone that the permit is available for pick up in the drop box located outside the entrance to Building & Safety. To speak with a building and safety staff member please communicate at this time through email only.  Below is a list of all staff member email addresses:

We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and we appreciate your cooperation and understanding with the safety measures we are taking in order to protect the public and County staff.  

Ron Grider, PE,CBO, Building Manager