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To obtain a Flood Elevation Certificate application and obtain a Floodproofing Certificate for Non-Residential buildings select the links or visit the FEMA website. Elevation data reported on a FEMA Elevation Certificate must be certified by a licensed surveyor, Engineer or Architect. This document is reference in the NFIP Flood Insurance Manual (Special Certifications Section.)
You must also apply for an Elevation Certificate review with Nye County Planning HERE. A wet stamp hard copy must be dropped off at the Nye County Planning Department and a $75.00 fee paid prior to the commencement of the Flood Plain Administrator review.
Demonstrating compliance with the Development Code is a required step for all building permits. This ensures that any use you make of your property will not have a negative impact on neighboring properties or property values. Even when a building permit is not required, all structures must meet Title 17 of the Nye County Code requirements. You must obtain an approved Zoning Review Application HERE prior to the start of ANY construction
The Code Compliance Office, is responsible for code enforcement. They can be reached at (775) 751-4249. You can also fill out the online complaint form HERE.
Property zoning determines what a property can be used for and the applicable development standards such as setbacks, height restrictions, etc. Planning staff can discuss the zoning rules and specific requirements for developing a parcel.
Zoning information is also available online with the Nye County GIS interactive Map. Nye County GIS
Building permits are obtained from Pahrump Building and Safety; located at 250 N Hwy 160, Ste. 3. Phone (775) 751-3773. Online applications can be submitted using this link. (This only applies to the Pahrump Regional Planning District)
You can find this information by contacting the utility company who has jurisdiction in the area for which the property is located. All of the Public Utility Companies servicing Nye County can be found here.
You may obtain flood zone information from Nye County by stopping by the Pahrump Planning Department, 250 N. Hwy 160, Ste. 1 or by calling the Floodplain Administrator at (775) 751-4242.
You may also view the flood map on the Nye County website at this LINK or by visiting the Nye County GIS HERE by entering in your address or APN and selecting the Flood layer.
On the Thursday before your PRPC meeting, this information is available on the internet by going to the Nye County Meeting Center. Or you can find your staff report in your online portal by selecting attachments.
Specific zoning for your property can be obtained from the Planning Department by submitting an application for a Zoning Verification Request. Up to five parcels can be requested on each form. Applications can be submitted HERE.
State of Nevada Division of Manufactured Housing.
Yes, any applicable copy fees will be charged for all maps. Maps can be ordered using the Applications Portal.