Bingham County Planning & Zoning
 Contact

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.

Mission Statement

Planning & Zoning

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 the environment. Our goal is to assist our citizens in determining a desired lifestyle and quality of life via informed management of the use of land and building safety.

Program Description

Building Division: 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 building and related structures. This is accomplished by a staff of 3.5 including the Building Official / Chief Plans Examiner, two Building Inspectors and the Management Assistant (this position is shared with the Planning Division.)

Planning/Code Enforcement Division: Prepares, monitors and implements the County's Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance including compliance review, zone changes, special use, variance and code enforcement. This division also oversees code enforcement of land use regulations within the County. These functions are accomplished by a staff of 2.5 including the Planning & Development Director / Department Head, the Assistant Zoning Administrator/GIS and the Management Assistant. (this position is shared with the Building Division.

Economic Development Division: Works to improve the economic
well-being of our County through efforts that entail job creation, job retention, tax base enhancements and quality of life.
Services
Planning & Zoning
Commission
Information

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Board Members
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Table of Contents
for the 2012-08
Zoning Ordinance

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Bingham County
Zoning Ordinance
2012-08

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Comprehensive Plan
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FEMA Flood Plain
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Permit Forms
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Fee Schedule
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2012 International
Building Code
Ordinance
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Building Permit
Activity Reports

The Department of Planning & Zoning encourages all applicants to utilize our services DIGITALLY. All of the same processes that we do on a daily basis can be conducted digitally. We are happy and willing to work with you to get your projects started and schedule inspections. We hope you understand at this time we are limiting our in office services as much as possible - if it can be done digitally - lets work together to do so!

Please email our department at:
buildingpermits@co.bingham.id.us
or call us at (208) 782-3177.
If you have documents to drop off or need to pay an application fee,
please call our office and schedule an appointment to ensure we are
available. We can also process payments via credit card telephonically.
Thank you!
                           
 
Planning &
Zoning

 

 

 

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