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Monday, September 1, 2014
Permit Issuance

REQUIREMENTS FOR ISSUANCE OF PERMITS

Q: What are the requirements for issuance of permits?

Permits Issued to Contractor:
A:
For a contractor to obtain a permit, he/she must have both a current Nevada State Contractor's License and a current Multi-Jurisdictional County Business License.

For a contractor to obtain a permit, he/she must have both a current Nevada State Contractor's License and a current Multi-Jurisdictional County Business License.

When using a pre-printed company check, the company name must exactly match the name on the Contractor's License. If the company is using a DBA/Fictitious name that name must also appear on the check.

If payment is to be made by other than a pre-printed company check, the following is required:

1. An original current NV State Contractor’s Card (not a facsimile or a copy) of the company licensed to pull the permit. 

                                                    or

2. A letter from the licensed contractor on company letterhead must include the following information: Permit number, project address, name of the a company employee authorized to sign the application, check number and name of the owner/tenant who’s check is being used. Also, it must be signed by company principal or authorized representative. (Signatory of the letter must be a different than the person granted authorization to sign application and pull permit).

No third party checks will be accepted, only checks associated with the project (i.e. current property owner or tenant) accordingly.

Permits issued to an owner/builder:

1. Owner can pay with his/her personal check or cash, and will be required to complete an owner/builder affidavit to certify proof of ownership. 

                                                   or

2. The property owner can grant permission for an agent to act on their behalf by submitting a one-time use, dated and notarized letter authorizing a specific person to obtain permits and sign all required documents.