Doing Business in Clark County

Welcome to the Department of Business License!
Effective 12:00 a.m. on February 15, 2021, except as otherwise provided by other Sections of this Directive, the Nevada Governor signed Emergency Directive 037 adjusting statewide standards on gatherings and other areas.  See the most recent information regarding COVID-19 mitigation measures below:
Nevada’s Roadmap to Recovery Outline February 2021 (Directive 37)
Roadmap to Recovery Visual


New Business License Office Hours of Operations:  
7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
Monday through Thursday, excluding Holidays   
CLOSED ON FRIDAYS

As of February 1, 2021, Lobby Services by Appointment Only.  To schedule an appointment click on the button below. 

Appointment Services

Most Popular Links

Address Verification-Jurisdiction    Clark County License Search        Apply for a Business License

Contractor M-J License Search         Renew Your Business License 

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Business License Highlights

 For the following Business License Highlights, please visit our Business License Highlights page:
New Read the notification letter to remind business license owners that engaging in business with unlicensed vendors  or  at unauthorized business locations is prohibited.
See the Proposed Amendments to CCC 5.02 and 6.12 regarding Right-of-Way - Wireless Communication Facilities, fees and related matters
Clark County Large Gathering Venue Plan Submission Guide
Proposed Amendments to medical and retail marijuana establishments 
Regional  Protocols for bars, restaurants and food establishments with bars, pubs, etc.

Proposed amendments regarding combined transient lodging tax.
The Governor's Directive regarding essential vs. nonessential businesses. 
Reopening business registration

May 15, 2020 reopening guide updates
Reopening of resort hotels, taverns, full bars, supper club restaurants 

Important Information regarding business license fee payments during the COVID-19 emergency