The purpose of the Planning and Zoning Department is to provide services and code enforcement to the citizens of the county by assuring that provisions of the County Building and Zoning Ordinances, state law and other life safety codes are met by both new and existing constructions.
We will meet our community's needs through the efficient and professional delivery of quality services, with pride and integrity, in an open, honest spirit of teamwork, respecting the self-worth of the individual and environment. Our goal is to guide our citizens in determining a desired lifestyle and quality of life via informed management of the use of land and building safety.
Is responsible for safeguarding public health, safety and welfare in the building environment of the adopted codes by the County and Idaho Statutes as they apply to the construction of buildings and related structures.
Provides standards to promote the orderly development of the County; to conserve and protect property rights and otherwise to promote the public health, safety and general welfare.
The department is currently staffed by the Planning and Zoning Administrator, the Building Official, permit Technician, Building & mechanical Inspector, Planning Assistant and a GIS Technician.