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Building and Safety Department
Lincoln County Courthouse

181 North Main Street
Suite 111
P.O. Box 329
Pioche, NV 89043
Fax: 775-962-5877
Telephone: 775-962-8071

Cory Lytle, Administrator
Richard Simpson: Certified Building Inspector

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am through 5:00 pm Pacific Time

Welcome to the Building and Safety Department.

Please feel free to contact us with your questions or concerns regarding building permit requirements, building code adherence, or county safety issues.

Lincoln County has adopted the latest version of the International Building Code as County Code for regulation of the erection, construction, alteration, moving, removal, conversion, use and maintenance of all buildings, and/or structures within the unincorporated areas of Lincoln County. Please contact the building department regarding the “code” and how it affects your situation. Copies of the International Building Code in all versions are on file at the building department.

Licensed Contractors: For the highest quality, protection, safety, and satisfaction, the Lincoln County Building and Safety Department STRONGLY RECOMMENDS the hiring of LICENSED CONTRACTORS. For more information refer to NRS 624.


The forms below are pdf files that can be printed out and completed before coming to the Building and Safety Department. If you have questions concerning the completion of these forms, please contact the Building and Safety Department at 775-962-5165.


Permitting and Document Submittal Information

Sign Permitting Information Sheet

Snow Load, Frost Line, Wind Load Requirements

Work Exempted from Permit Requirement


Certificate of Occupancy Required Acknowledgement

Conversion of Personal Property to Real Property Affadavit

General Building Permit Application

Grading Permit Application Information

Grading Permit Application

Manufactured Building Permit Application

Owner-Builder Checklist

Owner-Builder Statement

Residential Septic Information and Application

Service Utility "will serve" Form - For commercial buildings and residential dwellings, the Lincoln County Building and Safety epartment requires signed approval from entities providing service utilities before building permits are issued.

Business License Information


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