Development Services Center
240 S. Water St.
Henderson, NV 89015
Hours of Operation
Monday through Thursday
8am - 4:30pm
Business Licensing provides service to the general public, business license applicant and each existing licensee. Our objective is to assist applicants in obtaining the proper business license and to ensure compliance of all businesses with the City's business license ordinances.
Specifically, the business license staff answer inquiries for and about existing licensees, assist applicants in the completion of their application and follow-up on the approval and issuance of license certificates. Written business complaints are also received and evaluated by our Enforcement and Investigations unit.
The following links will help guide you through the process of registering your business, applying for your license and maintaining it once issued.
Register with State of Nevada
Apply for a Henderson Business License
Creating an Account and Paying Fees Online
Once licensed, customers can pay license fees online after registering for an account. This process is separate from the business license application process.
The City of Henderson now offers online business license appointments, giving you the flexibility to schedule appointments when it’s convenient for you. You will receive reminder texts and have the ability to cancel, reschedule and notify us if you are running late.
Schedule your business license appointment online or download the QLess app.
General Information - License Technicians
Business License Fax
Business License Officers - Enforcement
License Officers - Enforcement Fax
Please Note: Due to the complexity and number of calls received, you may experience a lengthy delay before your call is answered. All calls are answered in the order they are received.
Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act
On November 7, 2006 Question 5, the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act (NCIAA) was passed by a majority of Nevada voters. The Act was initiated to protect the public from secondhand smoke. The NCIAA became effective December 8, 2006 and prohibits smoking of tobacco products in most public places and indoor places of employment. The Southern Nevada Health District is charged with enforcement of the Act. For more information and answers to frequently asked questions regarding the NCIAA, please visit the Southern Nevada Health District's website.
Business License Forms
- Background Investigation Packet
- Non-Privileged Business License Application Packet
- Business License Complaint Form
- Cancellation Request Form
- Contractor Packet
- Door to Door Solicitors/Peddlers
- Limited Background Investigation Packet
- Non-Profit Organizations
- Privileged Business License Application Packet
- Temporary Sales or Service Permit Packet