- 2021 ICC Wildland-Urban Interface Code
- The Southern Nevada Building Officials (SNBO) agreed to adopt the 2021 Wildland-Urban Interface Code, published by the International Code Council, as a regional standard; it was included in NRS 477 as a required code during the 2021 Legislative Session.
- SNBO is looking to its industry partners and stakeholders to form a Special Technical Code Committee to review the Wildland-Urban Interface Code and develop local amendments to this model code.
- For those interested in participating on the committee, a kickoff meeting is scheduled for 9:00 am on August 11th. This meeting will be held virtually at:
If you need further assistance or have questions regarding the meeting, please contact Benita Crook at email at email@example.com or (702)-229-5460.
- 2021 Code Adoption
- The Southern Nevada Building Officials have decided to not pursue the regional adoption to the 2021 International Building Code, International Fire Code, International Residential Code, International Existing Building Code, International Energy Conservation Code, International Swimming Pool and Spa Code; the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code and the Uniform Mechanical Code; and the 2020 National Electrical Code.The SNBO decision does not preclude individual jurisdictions from adopting some or all of the current construction codes, or portions of these codes, independently, to serve the constituents of the individual jurisdictions.
- Residential Air Conditioning Interim SolutionThe Southern Nevada Building Officials (SNBO) is aware of potential shortages that may exist within the supply chain because of the Covid-19 pandemic of residential air conditioning condenser units. In order to maintain occupant safety and allow a temporary solution for residential projects, where a full Certificate of Occupancy (C-of-O) or a full final inspection of the building is required, the jurisdictions in Southern Nevada have agreed to a set of solutions where the air conditioning condensers are not available and there is a need to complete the inspection process for occupancy. Click here to read the proposed process.
NV Board of Professional Engineers/Land Surveyors Electronic Submittal Digital Signature Guide
Nevada Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors drafted this guide in collaboration with agencies and professionals. In moving to paperless submittals, agencies and professionals experienced various challenges with different approaches to resolving those challenges. Rather than professionals individually doing what they thought was best to comply with agency requirements and Nevada regulations and each agency developing its own guide to meet its unique submittal processes, it was agreed the board would facilitate the development of a guide that could be adopted by agencies and provide uniform guidance to professionals. Click here to access the Digital Signature Guide.
AFCI/GFCI Interim Solution
The Southern Nevada Building Officials (SNBO) is aware of potential shortages because of the COVID-19 pandemic that may exist within the supply chain of two-pole AFCI Circuit Breakers used in residential construction. In order to maintain both occupant safety and allowing a temporary solution for residential projects, where a full Certificate of Occupancy or a full final inspection of the building is required. Click here to read the full notice from SNBO