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Public records: How do I access Public Records?
To obtain a copy of a public record, contact the Records Division at 702-267-1419. A Records Technician will provide yo... (more)

Copy of Civil Plans or Hydrology Studies: How do I get a copy of Civil Plans or Hydrology Studies?
Copies of Civil Plans and Hydrology Studies are available at DSC Records. The customer will need to know the major cross... (more)

Local law/code: What is the local law/code regarding noise control?
Henderson Municipal Code Title 8.84 Noise Control addreses this concern. You may view and print ... (more)

Copy of a record: How long does it take to get a copy of a record?
Many records are available in DSC Records and may be produced while you wait. Some records of recently built property ma... (more)

House Plans: What do my House Plans show?
House plans provide information related to the foundation, framing, electricity, plumbing and heating/air conditioning. ... (more)

City Council Meetings: When are the meetings of the City Council held?
City Council meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm in the City Hall Council Chambers, u... (more)

Advisory Boards and Commissions: What are the local boards and commissions and their purpose?
Bicycle Advisory Committee Blue Ribbon Commission on Educational Excellence Youth Opp... (more)

Copy of a Certificate of Occupancy: How do I get a copy of a Certificate of Occupancy?
Certificates of Occupancy are available at DSC Records during normal business hours. The customer will need to know the ... (more)

Commercial Building Plans: Are Commercial Building Plans available?
Plans for commercial building are available for viewing during regular business hours. In accordance with NRS 239C (Home... (more)

Passport: What do I need when applying for a passport?
The Office of the City Clerk offers a full service Passport Application Acceptance Program. We accept passport applicati... (more)

Fee for public records: Is there a fee for public records and services related to public records?
Henderson Municipal Code Title 2.47.085 City-Wide Fee Schedule established a Records Fee Schedule . You may v... (more)

Copy of house plans: What is the process for getting copies of my house plans?
The City is required to maintain copies of the approved permit set of residential drawings for 12 yrs from date of final... (more)

Copy of City Contract or Agreement: How do I get a copy of a City Contract or Agreement?
To obtain a copy of a Contract or Agreement, please contact the City Clerk's Office, Records Division at 702-267-1419. ... (more)

Permits: How do I determine permits for this property and if there are any building code violations?
DSC Records can print out inspection histories for historical and current permits that will indicate if there are any ou... (more)

City Council Meetings: Can I speak or participate at a city council meeting?
Attending a Council meeting is an opportunity for residents to express their opinions, views and/or concerns to the City... (more)

City Council Meetings:I would like to receive City Council agendas.
You can receive City Council agendas by e-mail: Email ... (more)

Copy of Permit: How do I get a copy of a permit?
Permits are available at DSC Records during normal business hours. The customer will need to know the property address. ... (more)

Mail/Absentee Ballot: How do I obtain a Mail/Absentee Ballot?
Mail/Absentee Ballots may be obtained by sending a request in writing to:... (more)

Permits: Are permit records available on-line?
Information is available for active building permits. You must know the permit number and permit type. Go to the DSC On-... (more)

Local law/code: What is the local law/code regarding Homeowners Association Parking Rules
Henderson Municipal Code Title 19.9.13 Streets addresses Homeowners Association Parking Rules. You may view and p... (more)

Request a speaker How do I request a speaker to come and speak to my group about the local legislative proc...
There are two ways to request a speaker from the City Clerk's Office to come and speak to your group about the local leg... (more)

Local law/code: What is the local law/code on inoperable (junk) vehicles and property maintenance?
Henderson Municipal Code Title 15.12.030 General Property Maintenance Standards addresses inoperable vehicles and... (more)

Compliment-Do you have a compliment regarding a city employee while visiting city hall?
Please click the link to complete the Cust... (more)

City Council Meetings: I am not comfortable speaking in front of a crowd, but I would like the Mayor and C...
The yellow Speaker Cards can be used to voice your opinion regarding an agenda item. Fill them out at the council... (more)

Concern-Do you have a concern regarding a city employee while visiting city hall?
Please click the link to complete the ... (more)

Wards: Who is my Councilman? What Council ward do I live in? General information on Council wards.
To determine your Councilman or Councilwoman and the ward you reside in, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (702)... (more)

Copy of City Charter: How do I get access to or a copy of the City Charter?
The City Charter is part of th... (more)

Business Impact Statement: How do I submit a business impact statement petition?
Nevada Revised Statutes 237 requires a municipality to perform an analysis of the impact and prepare for record a busine... (more)

Municipal Elections: When are Municipal Elections held?
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Redevelopment Agency: When does the Redevelopment Agency meet?
Redevelopment Agency meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month, just prior to the City Council meeting, unle... (more)

Copy of an Ordinance or Resolution: How do I obtain a copy of an Ordinance or Resolution?
You may view and print recently approved ... (more)

Copy of Henderson Municipal Code (HMC): How do I get access to or a copy of the Henderson Municipal Code (H...
You may view and print the ... (more)

Advisory Boards and Commissions: How do I get a copy of the minutes from a Board or Commission meeting?
Board and Commission minutes are available online at ... (more)

Voter Registration: Where do I register to vote?
You may register to vote in person, before a Field Registrar or at one of the following locations on or before the regis... (more)

United States Senate: Who are Henderson's representatives in the US Senate and how do I contact them?
Henderson's representatives in the U.S. Senate are: Senator Harry Reid -... (more)

United States House of Representatives: Who are Henderson's representatives in the US House of Representat...
Congresswoman Dina Titus represents Nevada's 1st District. ... (more)

Advisory Boards and Commissions: How can I be considered for a board or commission appointment?
In order to be considered for a board or commission appointment,a ... (more)

Water, Sewer and Stormwater Atlases: How do I obtain these documents?
Per NRS239C210-240, and City of Henderson Records Operating Procedures and Directives (ROP-010 and Records Directive 007... (more)

City Council Meetings: Why do we have City Council meetings?
The City of Henderson received its Charter in 1965 from the Nevada State Legislature. The City Charter established a Cou... (more)

City Council Meetings: How do I view/download an agenda, back up material, minutes or video for a City Coun...
Agendas, back up information, minutes and video can be accessed on the City of Henderson... (more)

Local law/code: What is the local law/code regarding signs and sign placement?
Henderson Municipal Code Title 19.8 Signs addresses signs and sign placement. You may view and print ... (more)

House plans: What if the City no longer has my house plans on file?
The owner should contact the original builder to request copies through them. If you do not know who your original build... (more)

Voter Registration: How do I update my voter registration (name/address/party affiliation)?
To keep your voter registration current (name/party affiliation changes), you must re-register to vote. You can update y... (more)

Veterans Memorial Wall: Who is eligible for the Veterans Memorial Wall?
Click here for complete Eligibil... (more)

Lobbyist Disclosure: How do I make a disclosure to the City of Henderson when I have communicated as a lobb...
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How can I receive agendas for certain City of Henderson Boards and Commissions?
You can receive agendas for certain Boards and Commissions by e-mail: Email ... (more)

Permits: I have an expired permit on my property, what do I need to re-open the permit?
You will need to submit copies of the permit, inspection card, and any plans and/or calculations approved by the City fo... (more)

Historical Information: How can I get information on Henderson History?
You may visit History of the City of Henderson... (more)

Mail/Absentee Ballot: When will I receive my Mail/Absentee Ballot?
Delivery of mail ballots BEGINS 20 days before Election Day for in-state voters and 40 days before Election Day for out-... (more)

Local law/code: What is the local law/code regarding handbills and flyers?
Henderson Municipal Code Title 4.12.140, Handbills and Flyers addresses this concern. You may view and print ... (more)

Copy of jobsite plans: I lost my plans, how do I get copies made for the jobsite?
DSC Records will produce a jobsite copy of the plans for your project. Please contact us at 702-267-3700 during our norm... (more)

Request a speaker: How do I request a speaker to come and speak to my group about the history of Henderson?
There are two ways to request a speaker from the City Clerk's Office to come and speak to your group about the history o... (more)

Lobbyist Disclosure: How do I make a disclosure to the City of Henderson when I have a communitcated as a l...
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Local law/code: What is the local law/code regarding water and sewer fees, rates and charges?
Henderson Municipal Code Title 14.18 Fees, Rates and Charges addresses this concern. You may view and print ... (more)

Campaign Reports: Where can I obtain copies of campaign reports?
The Nevada Secretary of State is the custodian of record for Financial Disclosure State... (more)

Request a speaker: How do I request a speaker to come and speak to my group about municipal elections and v...
There are two ways to request a speaker from the City Clerk's Office to come and speak to your group about municipal ele... (more)

Designated Petition Areas: Where are the designated petition areas?
Prior to collecting signatures, you must notify a City employee of the dates and times you intend to use the designated ... (more)

City Council Meetings: How do I request an Interpreter or Communication Services for Public Meetings or Pr...
The City of Henderson is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disa... (more)

Business Impact Statement: How do I appeal an adopted ordinance that impacts my business?
Nevada Revised Statutes 237 requires a municipality to perform an analysis of the impact and prepare for record a busine... (more)

How do I obtain agendas, backup, and minutes from a public meeting?
City Council, Redevelopment Agency, and other public meeting agendas, backup, and minutes can be accessed on-line at the... (more)