General Business Licensing

General Business Licensing

About this Division

Any person who wishes to operate a business in unincorporated Clark County is required by Clark County Code to obtain a business license. A general license is a term used to describe a basic application. General business licenses are not typically subject to personal history and/or financial suitability investigations. General licenses account for more than 80 percent of the licenses received by the department, applications are accepted in-person and online. 

If you wish to apply in person, completed business license applications can be submitted to the department between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The lobby area remains open until 5:30 p.m. to ensure processing of all applications received in-person during this window as able by the technicians.

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Excluding holidays; closed on Friday

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