Doing Business During COVID

Clark County government buildings are CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC through Jan. 15 in compliance with Gov. Steve Sisolak's call for efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19.  County services will continue to be available online and employees will respond to citizens by email, phone and other socially-distant methods. To see what departments are open to the public, visit this page or to reach a County department, check this Quick Listing for County Departments.

During the "Pause" implemented by the office of Gov. Steve Sisolak, businesses are expected to operate at 25 percent of fire code capacity or a 50-persons maximum (whichever is the lesser quantity.  Establishments with fire code capacity of 200 may have 50 persons present, practicing recommended social distancing of 6 feet apart, proper sanitizing procedures and prepackaged food when applicable). These regulations are outlined in greater detail in Directive 35. Note: Guidelines established by Directive 35 supersede previous rules set by Directives 33 and 34.

Directive 35 explains requirements to operate during the intensified closure for the following businesses as well as others not listed here:
Houses of worship including churches, synagogues, mosques and temples (except those offering  drive-up services)
Bowling Alleys, Arcades, Miniature Golf, Amusement Parks, Theme Parks
Retail and grocery stores
Restaurants and Bars - sit down and fast-food eateries
Pool and aquatic facilities
Live music and concert venues
Sporting events and arenas
Conventions and trade shows
Museums, galleries, aquariums, zoos
Gyms, fitness, dance and yoga studios

Clark County Large Gathering Venue Plan Submission Guide
- To be completed by any person or entity wishing to hold gatherings of 250 people or more in fixed-capacity venues at 10 percent of the maximum capacity.

Clark County Resort/Hotel Reopening Application - To be completed by resorts and hotels seeking to resume gaming operations.

Video on Protocols for Bars, Restaurants & Food Establishments with Bars, Pubs, Taverns, Distilleries, Breweries and Wineries

Clark County Tavern/Full Bar/Supper Club Restaurant Application - To be completed by businesses wanting to resume operations given Clark County Liquor and Gaming Licensing Board approval. Approval of the application qualifies businesses to waive operating requirements during the coronavirus pandemic. Completed forms should be emailed to

Click here to Register Your Business for Reopening