Boise County's Planning and Zoning Department Office

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday thru Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Building Permits accepted 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Plans can not be accepted by email

 

Friday-CLOSED

Inspections are scheduled Monday – Friday.   Please allow 48 hours when calling to schedule inspections.  To schedule an  inspection,                         call  208-781-8565

If Planning & Zoning is not able to answer the phone, DO NOT call other County Offices; they cannot help you.

 

IMPORTANT LINKS AND INFORMATION

 

2019-02 Building Codes & Permits (PDF)

Amended Unified Land Ordinance 2024-01

2016-01 Boise County’s Comprehensive Plan – Updated December 2019

2024 BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION FORM AND PROCEDURES

Boise County Residential Handbook

Resolution #2023-09 P&Z Fee Schedule

Standards for Pole Barn Construction

Standards for Patio Cover Construction

Standards for Tiny Homes/RVs

Central District Health Accessory Use Policy

Resolution #2015-13:  BC Official Street Name List

For Electrical, Plumbing & Mechanical Permit  http://dbs.idaho.gov

Boise County Frost Depth 36″

Boise County Wind Design Speed 90 mph

Boise County recommended ground snow loads-depends on area; View Map

Boise County Generalized Future Land Use Map; View Map

LIST OF SURVEYORS –This list does not promote or endorse any surveyor and affiliate.

 

PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING INFORMATION

Regular meetings are scheduled for the third Thursday of every month

Regular Meeting:  December 14, 2023   Location: Miners Exchange, Commissioner’s Room, 420 Main St.,  Idaho City, ID

Agenda

Proposed ULO Revision

Regular Meeting:  January  18, 2024   Location: Miners Exchange, Commissioner’s Room, 420 Main St.,  Idaho City, ID

Tentative Agenda 

Special Meeting:       Location:  

PENDING APPLICATIONS:

CUP Applications:   

Minor Subdivision Application:

SMP 2024-001 Timber Creek Meadows Minor Subdivision 

Application

Preliminary Record of Survey 

Comment Form

Public Hearing Notice

Subdivision Application: 

Subdivision Preliminary Plat Application:

Road Name Application (New or Changed):

 

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PUBLIC HEARINGS

Subdivision Application:

Subdivision Final Plat Application:

SMP 2023-001 Regan Minor Subdivision

Application

Record of Survey 

Narrative

Comment Form

Public Hearing Notice

Subdivision Preliminary Plat:

Appeal:  

Planned Community Application:

Partial Plat Amendment:

PPA 2024-001 McGavin Subdivision

Application

Partial Plat Amendment 

Narrative

Comment Form

Public Hearing Notice

Variance

 

HOW TO TESTIFY AT PUBLIC HEARINGS


The Boise County Planning and Zoning Commission consists of seven (7) members of the Community.

Nathan Greenway     : Idaho City Area
Doug Bergey               : Horseshoe Bend Area
Vacant                          : Garden Valley area                                                                    Vacant                           : Placerville Area
Steve Moore               : Idaho City area
Lou Esposito               : Horseshoe Bend Area
Matt Mills                     : Idaho City Area

BOISE COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING   NOTICE TO FILL VACANCY

The Board of County Commissioners is seeking a qualified person interested in becoming a member of the Planning and Zoning Commissioners.  To be qualified an individual must have resided within Boise County for at least two (2) years prior to appointment to the Commission and continue to reside within Boise County for the term of the appointment.  If you are interested and qualified please send a letter of interest and a resume to the Boise County Planning and Zoning Department, Attn:  Alex Gross, PO Box 1300, Idaho City, ID 83631 or email [email protected].  Applications will be accepted until the positions is filled.

All correspondence to the P&Z Commission should be directed through the Planning and Zoning Office

 

State Statutes:

Title 22 Chapter 45 Right to Farm
https://legislature.idaho.gov/statutesrules/idstat/title22/t22ch45/

Title 67 Chapter 65 Local Land Use Planning  https://legislature.idaho.gov/statutesrules/idstat/title67/t67ch65/

DEVELOPER RESOURCES: EPA, DEQ, Stomwater, BMP’s ,Drinking Water, Waste Water and Guidance

Catalog of Storm water BMPs for Idaho Cities and Counties http://www.deq.idaho.gov/water-quality/wastewater/stormwater.aspx

Drinking Water and Wastewater in Idaho:Guidance for Engineers and Developers           http://www.deq.idaho.gov/water-quality.aspx

The Low Impact Development Center – EPA/non-profit organization
http://www.lowimpactdevelopment.org/

Environmental Assistance: What Can Local Governments and Communities Do to Prevent Pollution?  – air quality http://www.deq.idaho.gov/pollution-prevention/p2-for-businesses/how-to-implement-p2.aspx

Idaho Department of Water Resources- http://www.idwr.idaho.gov.htm

Idaho Power – New Construction, Dig-line, Overhead Services, FAQ’s, etc.
https://www.idahopower.com/accounts-service/construction-remodeling/

Surveys

Boise County Facilities Survey by Wilson Consulting Group

Populous Survey Letter, PresentationSurvey, Tables

Community Economic Profile – Boise County


Minutes:

2017: January 19, 2017-CANCELLED February 9, 2017 February 16, 2017 March 16, 2017 March 22, 2017 April 20, 2017 May 25, 2017 June 15, 2017 July 27, 2017 August 3, 2017 August 17, 2017 August 31, 2017 September 21, 2017 September 27, 2017 October 19, 2017 October 25, 2017 November 2, 2017 November 16, 2017 December 11, 2017

2018: January 18, 2018 February Meeting-Cancelled March 1, 2018 March 15, 2018 March 29, 2018 April 19, 2018 May 1, 2018 May 17, 2018 May 24, 2018 June 21, 2018 July 5, 2018 July 19, 2018 August 16, 2018 September 20, 2018 September 25, 2018 October 18, 2018 October 24, 2018 November 15, 2018 December 20, 2018

2019: January 3 January 17-Cancelled  February 21  March 21  April 18  May 16  May 22 June 20  July 18  August 15 August 21  September 19  October 17  October 23 November 21  December 19-Cancelled

2020: January 16-Cancelled  February 20  February 26  March 19-Cancelled  April 16-Cancelled  May 21 May 27 June 18  July 16    August 20 September 17  October 15-Cancelled  November 19  December 17

2021: January 21, January 28, February 18, March 18 -Cancelled, April 15- Cancelled, May 20, June 17, July 22, August 3, September 17, October 21, November 18November 18 Sp. Mtg., November 18 Sp. Mtg. 2, December 16, December 28.

2022:  January 27February 10,   February 27,  March 17, April 7, April 21, June 16, July 21, August 2 Sp. Mtg.,  Sept 15, October 20, December 15,    

2023:  January 19 February 16,   March 14March 28,   April 20,  May 25 ,  June 15,    August 17,   September 12, Sp. Mtg.

Office Contact Information

413 Main Street
P.O. Box 1300
Idaho City, Idaho, 83631

Phone: 208-392-2293
Fax: 208-392-2259

Alex Gross                       ext. #152

Planning & Zoning Administrator
[email protected]

Malynda Turner-Danes     ext. #151

Admin. Staff -Building Permits
[email protected]

Arla Barnhill            ext.#153

Admin. Staff-Land Use Permits
[email protected]

Alysa Morrison         ext.#150

Admin. Staff
[email protected]

Jon Watkins 208-781-8565

Building Inspector/ Code Enforcement
[email protected]

To schedule an  inspection, please call 208-781-8565.  Please allow 48 hours when calling to schedule inspections.

 

Open Monday-Thursday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed Friday & Holidays

Building Permits 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Only

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and Debit cards
2.5% Convenience Fee and $2.00 minimum

A PRE-APPLICATION MEETING WITH THE P&Z ADMINISTRATOR IS REQUIRED FOR ALL LAND USE AND DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION. PLEASE CONTACT THE PLANNING AND ZONING OFFICE TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT.

**Applications can be obtained at the time of pre-application meeting 

Forms To Download

Public Hearing Sign Specifications

LAND DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS:

Subdivision Minor Plat Application

Subdivision Preliminary Plat Application

Subdivision Final Plat Application

Partial Plat Amendment Application

Vacation of Plat or Portions Thereof Application

LAND USE APPLICATIONS:

AFFIDAVIT OF LEGAL INTEREST

Reconsideration or Appeal Decision

Conditional Use Permit Application

Property Line Adjustment Application

Lot Line Vacation

One Time Split Application

Probate or Estate Split Application

Agricultural Split Application

Mortgage or Deed of Trust Split Application

Non-Contiguous Parcel Application

Variance

ULO Amendment

Sign Permit Application

Building Permits:

Ag Declaration Form 

Building Permit Form 2024

Building Permit Procedures

Rehabilitation Requirements for Pre 1976 Mobile Homes

Rehabilitation Check List

Residential Builders Handbook

Flood Development:
Flood Development Permit
Elevation Certificate
Accessory Structures-FEMA Requirements