Building Department

The Building Department is responsible for issuing all permits for new construction, remodels, septic systems and manufactured homes. Numerous handouts are available to help with your project. Inspections must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.

Building Department Applications and Handouts

Effective June 21, 2017, the Pershing County Building Department has adopted the 2012 building codes and will no longer be utilizing 2003 codes. If you need further information please call our office at (775) 273-2700. We also have the ability to now issue permits over the counter for certain building projects and have new forms to assist you with your building projects, please take a look at them for further details.

Please Note: The Code Enforcement has been moved to the District Attorney's office. Code Enforcement documents can be found on the District Attorney page and in the Document Center under District Attorney > Code Enforcement.

Contact Us

James Evans—Building Inspector
P: (775) 273-2700
F: (775) 273-3617
E: jevans@pershingcounty.net
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Building Department Applications and Handouts14 documents

  • Building Permit Application
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  • Permit Fee Estimator
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  • Septic Permit Application
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  • NAC Standards for Septic install
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  • Manufactured Home Setup Guide
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  • Manufactured Home Application
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  • 2012 Northern Nevada Code Amendments
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  • Addition
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  • Basement
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  • Garage
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  • Residential Guidelines
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  • Patio
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  • Porch
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  • Post Frame or Pole Building (Non-Engineered)
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