The City of Henderson is Kicking Off Summer with Building Safety Month 


A Day in the Life of a Senior Fire Safety Inspector

Building and Fire Safety Careers

A career in Building and Fire Safety includes building inspectors of all kinds, building officials, plans examiners, permit technicians, fire marshals and more. They train constantly to keep up with the latest codes and standards. These professionals enforce code compliance to empower and educate partners to embrace and integrate safety standards in their work. Ensuring that buildings are constructed to withstand the stress of everyday use and perform safety checks that protect your home from emergencies. Supporting economic development by making our buildings sturdier, and therefore longer lasting. These professionals play a significant role in community planning decision making as a connection between government, business and built environment partners.

A career in Building and Fire Safety provides guidance and advice to architects, engineers, and contractors to help them bring building projects to life while ensuring safety for occupants and residents. Building safety professionals also help keep existing buildings safe by conducting inspections and adopting the latest building codes.

City of Henderson Employment

ICC Careers in Building Safety



The City is Offering Homeowners a Residential Amnesty Program

In recognition of Building Safety Month, the City of Henderson is waiving penalty fees throughout May for unpermitted residential construction. 

The amnesty program gives Henderson homeowners an opportunity to pull permits without penalties on residential construction that was started or finished without a permit. Henderson homeowners will be subject to pay standard fees for permits throughout the amnesty period.

The primary goal of the residential amnesty program is to encourage safety and ensure compliance of all non-permitted construction with adopted building codes as mandated by law.

The residential amnesty program includes, but is not limited to, the following types of construction projects:

  • Room additions
  • Electrical or plumbing work
  • Patio covers
  • Garage conversions
  • Block wall repairs, installations and replacements
  • Interior or exterior alterations
  • Water heater installation
  • Furnace or air conditioning replacement

Residents with questions or wishing to take advantage of Amnesty month are encouraged to call Permitting at 702-267-3620 or email


Building and Safety

The Building and Fire Safety division of the Community Development and Services department issues permits, performs plans check and inspections for conformity to building codes. The Building & Fire Safety staff provides assistance regarding fees, processing requirements, inspection inquiries and general building procedures. The division maintains address records of all building permits and documents by address for public record.

Purpose Statement

IAS Accredited logoTo ensure safe and properly maintained buildings and properties for those who live, learn, work, and play in our community.

Frequently Asked Questions

Building and Fire Safety FAQs

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