FAQ Plan Submittal

Plan Submittal FAQs

What is a building permit?
An official document issued by the Building Official authorizing performance of a specified activity (Building Administrative Code of Clark County Chapter 22.02.035). The purpose of the building permit is to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare through structural strength, means of egress facilities, stability, sanitation, adequate light and ventilation, energy conservation, and safety to life and property from fire and other hazards attributed to the built environment and to provide safety to fire fighters and emergency responders during emergency operations (IBC/IRC section 101.3).