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Lincoln County Public Lands Policy Plan (65 pages, 2.9 Mb)

Lincoln County Master Plan (83 pages, 3.2 Mb)

Open Space and Community Lands Plan - This is a large document, 18.78 megabytes, so please allow extra time for the document to open. Once the document is open, click on the bookmark icon pdf bookman icon to begin viewing the document. You can click on these icons to view different parts, or go page by page. The document has 101 pages.

Southeastern Lincoln County Habitat Conservation Plan

Community Maps - The following street maps have created for communities in the County in response to address changes and new street names and signs being erected this summer. The maps are for reference purposes only and can be easily updated or enhanced in the future. 

Lincoln County Home Page > Planning and Building Department

Highland Knolls

Planning and Building Department

181 North Main Street
Suite 107
P.O. Box 329
Pioche, NV 89043
Fax: 775-962-5877

Telephone: 775-962-8071

Operating Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Pacific Time, Monday through Friday


Cory Lytle, Administrator
Richard Simpson: Certified Building Inspector
Melissa Free - Administrative Assistant

Please feel free to contact us with your questions or concerns regarding building permit requirements, building code adherence, or county safety issues.

Lincoln County has adopted the International Building Code as County Code for regulation of the erection, construction, alteration, moving, removal, conversion, use and maintenance of all buildings, and/or structures within the unincorporated areas of Lincoln County. Please contact the building department regarding the “code” and how it affects your situation. Copies of the International Building Code in all versions are on file at the building department.

Licensed Contractors: For the highest quality, protection, safety, and satisfaction, the Lincoln County Building and Safety Department STRONGLY RECOMMENDS the hiring of LICENSED CONTRACTORS. For more information refer to NRS 624.

Informational Sheets

Lincoln County Adopted Codes and Design Criteria.pdf

Lincoln County Grading Permit Application Information.pdf

Lincoln County Owner-Builder Checklist.pdf

Lincoln County Permit Renewal Information.pdf

Lincoln County Permitting and Document Submittal Information.pdf

Lincoln County Sign Permitting Information Sheet.pdf

Lincoln County Telephone System Communications Guide for New Home Construction-2014.pdf

Lincoln County Work Exempted from Permit Requirement.pdf

Septic Sizing for Residential.pdf

Forms and Applications

The forms below are pdf files that can be printed out and completed before coming to the Building and Safety Department. If you have questions concerning the completion of these forms, please contact the Building and Planning Department at 775-962-8071.

Lincoln County Building General Permit Application.pdf

Lincoln County Certificate of Occupancy Required Acknowledgement.pdf

Lincoln County Grading Permit Application.pdf

Lincoln County Manufactured Building Permit Application.pdf

Lincoln County Owner-Builder Statement.pdf

Lincoln County Residential Septic Packet.pdf

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