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 in 2020, the Pershing County Building Department has adopted 2018 IRC/IBC, 2018 IFC, 2018 IECC and Northern Nevada Amendments, 2018 UMC/IMC, 2018 UPC/IPC, 2017 NEC, 2017 ICC/ANSI A117.1 and applicable State Laws and County Ordinances 

Family of I-codes are available online at http://publiccodes.cyberregs.com/icod/

Ground and Roof Snow Loads: 10 psf and 30 psf respectively
Wind Speed: 90 mph, exposure C (3-second gust).  76 mph, exposure C (fastest mile)
Seismic Design Category: To be determined by engineer using "latitude and longitude"
Weathering: Severe
Frost Line Depth: 24 inches
Termite: None to Slight
Decay: None to Slight
Winter Design Temp.: 1 degree (Fahrenheit)
Flood Hazards: (a) June 4, 2003. (b) November 20, 1998 (FIRM)
Air Freezing Index: 594 (Fahrenheit-days)
Mean Annual Temp.: 49.4 degrees Fahrenheit
Radon Potential: Moderate Zone 2

We can issue permits over the counter for certain building projects and have forms to assist you with your building projects, please look at them for further details.

If you need further information, please call our office at (775) 273-2700.

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: [email protected]

Pershing County Code

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Building Department Applications and Handouts17 documents

  • Building Permit Application
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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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  • 2018 Northern Nevada Code Amendments
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  • Addition - Single Family Residential
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    2018 Building Code Guide
  • Basement - Single Family Residential
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    2018 Building Code Guide
  • Detached Garage - Single Family Residential
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    2018 Building Code Guide
  • Residential Guidelines
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    2021 Residential Building Guide
  • Patio Covers & Carports - Single Family Residential
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    2018 Building Code Guide
  • Uncovered Porch/Deck - Single Family Residential
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    2018 Building Code Guide
  • Post Frame or Pole Building (Non-Engineered)
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  • Commercial Building Guide
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    2018 Building Code Guide
  • Owner Builder Affidavit (Revised 06-28-2021)
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  • Pershing County Grading Permit Handout
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  • Floodplain Building Permit Application
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Development Code Divisions9 documents

  • Table of Contents
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  • Development Code History
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  • Division One - Introduction and Organization
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  • Division Two - Area Plan Regulations
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  • Division Three - Regulation of Uses
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  • Division Four - Subdivision Regulations
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  • Division Five - Development Regulations
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  • Division Six - Procedures
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  • Division Seven - General Provisions
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