News of Government Affairs

Dear Principal Members and President Circle Sponsors, This email is a follow up to the Government Affairs Alerts sent in December and January regarding the proposed Evaporative Cooling Systems ban. As you may be aware, on December 8, 2021, Clark County proposed a ban on all evaporative cooling systems. On December 20, 2021, the Southern […]

Please be advised that Clark County Building Department has recently discovered an error in how some fence permit fees were being calculated.  Fees were being calculated on a lower project valuation number; resulting in a lower permit fee being charged. Effective January 3, 2022, this calculation error has been corrected.  As a result, please be […]

Happy Holidays! 2021 brought tremendous yuletide cheer, not only was there an infrastructure week, but multiple infrastructure bills.  And, may our hearts be still, one of them actually passed! The following bifurcation from the controversial “Build Back Better Act,” the hard infrastructure bill was signed on November 15, and is 2,700 pages in length.  Generally, the bill appropriates […]

The Governor’s Office of Energy held a workshop and adoption hearing regarding the 2021 IECC adoption. There were two proposed appendices dealing with EV charging stations and parking calculations for both commercial and residential developments. Ultimately what ended up happening was the GOE lowered some of the thresholds and did not formally adopt the appendices […]

The session is over! Check out our end of session report here.   Jonathan Leleu, Lobbyist/Attorney Kerrie Kramer, Lobbyist Argentum Partners (702) 692-8037  

NAIOP Southern Nevada, announced its support last month for the Southern Nevada Economic Development and Conservation Act introduced Wed., March 3 by U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto (D-Nev.). This legislation will expand public lands conservation and economic development opportunities in Southern Nevada. According to the association, this bill takes into consideration sustainable and efficient growth, economic […]

Someone’s knockin’ at the door Somebody’s ringin’ the bell Someone’s knockin’ at the door Somebody’s ringin’ the bell Do me a favor Open the door and let ’em in – Paul McCartney   There was a time, in recent memory, we yelled at our children for watching too much YouTube.  Then 2021 came along, and […]

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