As of July 1, 2009, it is unlawful for any business to engage in any enterprise in Lincoln County without first applying for and obtaining a license or permit as set forth in County Business License Code. A standard business license is $70 for one year, a temporary license is $30. If you have any questions please call 775-962-8071.
Caliente is the only city in Lincoln County, so an additional business license is required to do business in Caliente. It can be obtained by contacting the Caliente city offices. The telephone number is 775-726-3132.
Business License Forms
Business License Information Sheet – Please read this information sheet before completing the Business License Application form. Payment must be presented along with the Business License Application.
Business License Application Form – The Business portion of this form can be filled out on-line and printed. Once printed, take the application to the Planning & Building Department in Pioche. If you wish to mail your application, along with a check for the application fee, you may send it to:
L.C. Planning and Building Department
P.O. Box 329
Pioche, NV 89043
Once your application has been submitted to this department it will be placed in front of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners for approval. They meet on the first and third Monday of each month. Once approved, we will mail you your copy of the Business License, which is to be displayed in a conspicuous place inside your business.