Planning and Code Compliance


We provide advice and technical expertise to assist Elected Officials, Planning Commissions, public agencies, and citizens in understanding and dealing with key community issues related to the planning, zoning and development functions.

We continue to focus our efforts on a long term commitment to further the planning function through the development of information systems including mapping, database design and management. We maintain an organization where the pursuit of excellence keeps us above the rest and integrity is our standard.

For Information on the State engineers order 1293 regarding water wells please see here.

Receive a Notification when Zoning Ordinance Updates are Available

If you would like to be notified when our Zoning Ordinance/Code has been updated, sign up for notifications.

Receive a Notification when the Pahrump Regional Planning Commission (PRPC) Agenda is Available

If you would like to be notified when our PRPC Agenda is available for review, sign up for notifications.

If you believe your property could possibly be Grandfathered (A lawful use of land or buildings not in conformance with the regulations prescribed in this chapter existing at the time of the adoption of the original ordinance) per Nye County Code. You may contact the Nye County Planning Department to request a Grandfathered Determination Letter from the Zoning Administrator.