Building Codes

Please note that the 2012 Building Codes and Amendments were adopted by the City of Las Vegas on September 17, 2014 and is currently in effect. 

The codes can be found at:   http://www.iccsafe.org/ and http://snbo.snicc.org/ and http://codes.iapmo.org/ and http://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards/free-access.

Please note that the 2009 International Residential Code was adopted by the city of Las Vegas on Feb. 15, 2012, and is currently in effect. 

Effective July 5, 2011, these are the standards for construction within the city of Las Vegas:

Effective May 1, 2007, through July 4, 2011, these were the standards for construction within the city of Las Vegas:



Contact Information

Building and Safety Department
Development Services Center
333 N. Rancho Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89106 (Map)
Phone: (702) 229-6251
E-mail

Business Hours: Monday to Thursday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday 7:30 to 5:30 p.m., CLOSED Friday.

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