News Archive

News Archive

News Archive 
Previously released announcements, updates regarding licensing and fees, and related business license news will be compiled here for reference. Any information here will be removed one year after the original announcement date. Please see our "News and Announcements" page for the most up-to-date information and announcements. 

2021 COVID-19 Updates

On May 19, 2022, Clark County announced the end to the County's COVID-19 Emergency Declaration. Read the County's Press Release here. Therefore, any article or notification referenced in this section is of a historical nature and is listed for the purpose of providing an accurate record and archive. Any continued allowable reductions or alterations to business operations as established under any previous resolutions are at the discretion of the Director of Business License. 

Nov. 30, 2021 - Clark County Local Mitigation and Enforcement Plan and Large Gathering Event Updates

Update: As of Nov. 30, 2021, a new directive (Directive 051 and related guidance) was issued from the State of Nevada and the Governor's office regarding Large Gathering Events, specifically in relation to attendees under the age of 12, regardless of vaccination status. Click link for more information

Resort Hotel 
The Department of Business License has posted its Clark County Resort Hotel Re-Opening Application for all resort hotels intending to resume gaming operations subsequent to the lifting of the Governor's mandated closures.

Tavern/Full Bar/Supper Club Restaurant

All businesses intending to resume operations subsequent to the Clark County Liquor and Gaming Licensing Board’s approved resolution need to complete the Clark County Tavern/Full Bar/Supper Club Restaurant Application for Waiver of Operating Requirements due to the COVID-19 emergency. Scan the completed form and email to:

2021 Licensing Updates
Aug. 1, 2021 - Updated Information About General License Applications for Dental Facilities
As of August 1, 2021, a Dental Practice Inventory and Certification Form must be completed by all dental facilities when applying for a general business license in accordance with regulations from the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a one-time certification to ensure mercury is not being introduced into the water systems. The form is due 90 days following the introduction of wastewater into the publicly owned treatment works (POTW). Forms can be obtained from the Clark County Water Reclamation District Website, or by emailing

July 1, 2021 - Business License to Offer Office Hours One Day a Month in Laughlin, NV Location Beginning July 14, 2021
Presented by Commissioner Michael Naft, the department of Business License will begin offering in-person assistance one day a month at the Laughlin, NV office location beginning July 14, 2021 through December 1, 2021. Get questions answered and assistance with General, Regulated, and Special Events license processing. Office location is at the Laughlin Regional Government Center, 101 Civic Way, Laughlin, NV 89029. For more information, including dates and office hours, please call 702-298-0828 or view the flier here. 

March 17, 2021 - Unlawful to Serve Alcohol to Any Intoxicated Person and/ or Allow Any Person to Operate a Vehicle After Becoming Intoxicated
This notification letter is to remind owners of licensed businesses with a liquor license that it is unlawful for any liquor licensee to serve liquor to any intoxicated person and to allow any person to operate a vehicle after becoming intoxicated. 

Jan. 28, 2021 - Engaging in Business with Unlicensed Vendors or at Unauthorized Business Locations

This notification letter is to remind owners of licensed businesses that engaging in business with unlicensed vendors or at unauthorized business locations is prohibited, including at short-term rental locations.

2021 Proposed Amendments

See "Clark County Adopted Ordinances Related to Business Licensing"


April 2020 - (COVID-19 Update) Temporary Allowance for Liquor Licensees for Curbside Pickup
Business License Temporarily Allows Liquor Licensees with Restaurants to Sell Beer and Wine to Go (Curbside Pickup)

Feb. 2020 - (Licensing Update) Mobile Billboard Businesses

Learn more about the suspension of accepting new license applications for mobile billboards and mobile billboard vehicles.

Jan. 2020 - (Adopted Ordinance) Mobile Billboard Businesses
Adopted Ordinance to Clark County Code, Title 7, adding a new chapter 7.95 for Mobile Billboard Businesses.  

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