Doing Business In Mineral County, Nevada

Mineral County has five communities: Hawthorne, Mina, Luning, Walker Lake and Schurz. For more information about these communities contact us and we’ll be happy to tell you about them or go to our links page. A good place to begin your research on doing business in Mineral County is to stop by our office at 950 E Street, our professional staff will help you step by step through business planning, property selection, finding financing and any sort of business training you might require. Free Business counseling sessions are available to anyone who makes an appointment. We are here to help you succed in bringing jobs to the community or creating your own job through entrepreneurial training. Call us any time, 775 945 5896 to make an appointment.

Doing Business in Mineral County:

Mineral County Check List

Below is a check list for starting your business in Mineral County, as well as a list of key agency contacts. For more information, please feel free to contact us or stop by our office. We look forward to helping you build a business in our community! Click links below for these resources.

Mineral County Economic Development Authority

950 E. Street, Hawthorne
Hawthorne, Nevada 89415
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 9 - 5

Phone: (775) 945-5896
Fax: (775) 945-9056

Provide assistance with: Community and economic development, site selection, government liaison representation, local representation, temporary office space, workforce development, applications, job fairs, recruitment, education, business consulting, business plan development.

Services include: Site Selection Service, planning assistance, resource center, small business counseling, LLC Set Up, copying, resume assistance, business planning assistance, business marketing, training
Partners include: Governor's Office of Economic Development,  Nevada Small Business Development Centers,   Rural Nevada Development Corporation, University of Nevada Reno

Mineral County Offices
Clerk Treasurer
Departmental Forms: 

Business License Offices

1st Street
Hawthorne, NV 89415
(in the Sheriff's Office inside the Court House)
Phone: (775) 945 2424

In addition to a State Business License, a local business license is required to operate a business in nearly all cities, most counties, and many other locations. The Nevada Business Registration Form is available from the Department of Taxation or Secretary of State and may be used to apply for a local business license, as well.

A fictitious name/dba certificate is required for all businesses that plan to use a name different than their legal or corporate name. Please contact the County Clerk's office to determine if the fictitious name desired is available. Business License Application

Mineral County Planning Commission

Joyce Brown
Mark Nixon , Chairman: 775-945-3784

Building Department

Mike Fontaine
Building Department Director
Phone: 775-945-3671
Cell: 775-316-0145

Fire Department
  County Fire Chief
Phone: 775-945- 2497

Inspects new businesses, schedules Nevada Fire Marshall inspections of new industry and businesses

Hawthorne Utilities
Lasrry Grant, Director Water & Sewer Hookups
Phone: 775-945-2486
Cell: 775-945-0553

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