Business Licenses

Lyon County welcomes your business and is available to assist you in completing your Business License application and/or obtaining other required clearances or permits. We will also gladly provide you with information regarding other various requirements needed to obtain your license; however, it is provided as information only.

Any person, partnership, association, firm, or corporation engaging in any trade, calling, service, profession, or business venture is required to obtain a license or permit as set forth by Lyon County Code, whether or not they have offices located in Lyon County.

Signage and Other Requirements

Each business licensee, except home occupations, may post a sign and address on the outside of the business that is visible from the roadway.

Some businesses may be required to carry a liquor, gaming or other license. Please contact our office for more information and requirements for other licenses issued by Lyon County.

Lyon County Code

The complete Lyon County Code pertaining to business licenses (including liquor, gaming, brothel, and adult cabarets) may be viewed online.