City of Las Vegas

Department of Planning
Business Licensing Division
495 S. Main St
Las Vegas, NV 89101

City of Las Vegas Business License Instructions


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1. Confirm the proposed business location is within the Las Vegas city limits and properly zoned for this activity, if applicable. For information on planning, zoning, and building requirements, call (702) 229-6301 or visit City Hall, 495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, Nevada 89101.

2. Provide proof of compliance with the Nevada Secretary of State located at 2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030. For additional information call (702) 486-2880 or visit their website at Provide proof of compliance with the Nevada Department of Taxation located at 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1300, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101. For additional information call (866) 962-3707 or visit their website at

3. Provide proof of a comprehensive general public liability in the amount of one million dollars, combined single limit, with an excess umbrella policy of two million dollars. Coverage under this policy shall include as a minimum the following: premises/operation, independent contractors, bodily injury, property damage, products/completed operation, contractual liability and operation of pedicab or operation of pedalbus, whichever is appropriate for each specific licensee. Insurance coverage shall be issued by a carrier authorized to issue such coverage in the State of Nevada and approved by the Director. A certificate of insurance shall be provided to the Department prior to the issuance of a business license. Any coverage provided shall also contain a provision that the cancellation, or material change in coverage, of the insurance provided under this section shall not become effective until the City has been given thirty days prior written notification. The city shall be named as an additional insured party.

4. 30 days prior to commencing business, apply on-line at

5. Fees due at time application is submitted are based on the number of units. ($50.00 processing fee + $100.00 per unit). Make checks payable to CITY OF LAS VEGAS.

6. Business license applications are sent to the Planning Department and Fire Department for review and inspection, if applicable. Upon approval from these agencies and completion of all items listed above, the Business Licensing Division will issue your business license.