Those Wishing to Operate a Short-term Rental May Apply Starting Sept.13

Those in unincorporated Clark County who wish to operate a short-term rental unit may apply Sept. 13 through March 13.

Applications are available through the County’s online portal. Interested parties also may pick up the application and submit it in-person by appointment only. To apply online starting Sept. 13 or schedule an appointment starting Sept. 6 for as soon as Sept. 13, please visit www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/businesslicense/STR. One also may schedule an appointment by phone starting Sept. 6 for as soon as Sept. 13 at (702) 455-4321.

The ordinance regulating short-term rental units that was adopted by the Clark County Commission on June 21 may be viewed at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/businesslicense/STR. Information about the pre-application process is also available there.

Upon submission of an application, an identification number will be assigned to the application. Please note that during the application period, changes to an application will not be accepted. Following the close of the application period, the identification numbers will be placed in a random number generator to determine the order of priority in which the applications will be processed.

Submission of an application does not guarantee approval or issuance of a license, officials said. Applications are subject to review and investigation by the Department of Business License and other related agencies as applicable. Additional information on application requirements, including a comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section, may be found at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/businesslicense/STR.

For more information, please email STR@ClarkCountyNV.gov.

The County is required by the passage during the 2021 Legislature of Assembly Bill 363 to allow short-term rentals such as Airbnb and VRBO.  Anyone interested in receiving updates about the County’s implementation of AB 363 may subscribe to updates at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/subscribe.

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Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability.  With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 11th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to 2.3 million citizens and 45.6 million visitors a year (2019). Included are the nation’s 7th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.