Holding Tank Program
Holding tanks may only be approved for limited duration events for construction projects such as night watchman's trailer, contractors shack, etc.; or a holding tank under the control of a city or other legal entity approved for temporary use. Holding tanks may not be used to service a permanent dwelling, permanent structure or recreational vehicles (RV). Other uses may be considered on a site specific - case by case basis.
Construction and operation of both Temporary and Permanent Holding Tanks as defined by Nevada statutes (NRS 445A), Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 445A and specific requirements for Holding Tanks within Onsite Sewage Disposal System regulations (NAC 445A.950 through NAC 445A.9706). This program includes the installation and operation of Holding Tanks in commercial properties along with inclusions under general permits for Temporary Holding Tank (GNEVTHT09) and Permanent Holding Tank (GNEVPHT09). See Fact Sheet.
Temporary Holding Tanks
Permanent Holding Tanks - Notice of Intent (NOI) for coverage
$200.00 - for Permanent Holding Tanks Permit (For Temporary Holding Tanks - No Annual Fee)
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Continuation of Coverage:
NDEP's general permits remain in effect until reissued (NAC 445A.241). Coverage obtained under the existing permits will continue under the reissued permits
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
Holding tank systems within Clark County and below 3,000 gallons in volume capacity are permitted by Southern Nevada Health District. For more information please contact:
Southern Nevada Health District
Holding tank systems within Nye County and below 3,000 gallons in volume capacity are permitted by Nye County Building Safety Department. For more information please contact:
Nye County Building Safety Department