Do I need a permit to pour concrete or flatwork on my property?
Concrete and flatwork does not require a building permit, unless a structure is to be built on top of such concrete or flatwork, however, requirements for construction still have to be met. The City requires a minimum of 4" of Type II, sand or gravel OR #3 rebar @ 16" o.c. OR #4 rebar @ 24" o.c. placed beneath the concrete.
Do I need a permit for a shed?
No, provided the shed is an unattached structure, and is under 200 square foot in roof area. However, setbacks from the property line still have to be observed. Contact the Planning Division at 633-1537 for additional information on setbacks.
Do I need a soils report to build a residential addition?
No, provided the addition is under 600 square feet, and there is no geotechnical soils hazard concerns noticed when the foundation inspection is being performed.
Do I need a permit for a patio cover?
Do I need a permit for a fence?
No, provided the fence is not constructed of block or masonry and is under 6' in height. However, front yard and corner yard lot height requirements are still applicable. Please contact the Planning Division at 633-1537 for additional information.
Do I need a permit for a water heater and does it require an inspection?
Yes. Whether you are installing a new type of water heater or replacing an existing one, it is required that you get a permit prior to the installation and follow through with an inspection.
What information do I need to submit to obtain a block wall permit as an owner/builder for a single family residence?
A site plan showing location, length, and height of wall, and a letter from the adjacent property owners giving permission to construct such wall if the wall and/or footing is to be located on the property line. City of North Las Vegas standard details may be used for construction.
What information do I need to submit to obtain a block wall permit as a contractor or developer for commercial, multi-family or tract housing?
A site plan showing location, length , height and type of block wall, (2) soils reports dated within one year ( if not dated within one year, an update letter will be required), and (2) sets of structural calculations for the design of such walls, stamped and signed by a Nevada Registered Engineer.