Stage 2 Information

Stage 2 Information

The City of Boise has adopted the State of Idaho's staged reopening plan, Idaho Rebounds, with the following additional safety precautions.

  • For Businesses: Businesses in Boise are required to adhere to the business protocols outlined in the the State of Idaho's staged reopening plan.
  • For Individuals:
    • Gatherings: Gatherings, both public and private, of individuals in groups of 10 or fewer, where appropriate physical distancing and precautionary measures are observed can occur. Gatherings of more than 10 not allowed.
    • Physical Distancing: Individuals need to practice physical distancing by maintaining at least six (6) feet minimum physical distance from other individuals, whenever possible.
  • For Airport Travelers: Access to the Boise Airport terminal is open only to:
    • Ticketed airline passengers
    • Individuals accompanying a ticketed airline passenger, provided the passenger needs assistance with arrival or departure
    • Individuals in vehicles who are at the passenger pick up and drop- off locations waiting for or dropping off ticketed passengers
    • Individuals in rental vehicles at the airport pick up and/ or drop off rental car locations
    • Additionally, the amended Statewide Stay Healthy Order by Idaho Governor Brad Little encourages a 14-day self-quarantine for people entering Idaho from another country or from an area outside Idaho with substantial community spread or case rates higher than Idaho. More information, including exceptions to this rule can be found at https://coronavirus.idaho.gov/.

This information is outlined in Public Health Emergency Order 20-06.

View Public Health Emergency Order 20-06

City of Boise Facilities and Services

The following is a list of open facilities and provided services. Please note that many City of Boise Services are being provided online and over the phone. For questions about a specific service or facility, please contact (208) 608-7000.

Boise Airport
The Boise Airport remains open for the traveling public. We recommend passengers arrive 90 minutes before departure, and passengers should utilize close-in parking, as the Economy Parking Lot is closed.

Additionally, the amended Statewide Stay Healthy Order by Idaho Governor Brad Little encourages a 14-day self-quarantine for people entering Idaho from another country or from an area outside Idaho with substantial community spread or case rates higher than Idaho. More information, including exceptions to this rule can be found at https://coronavirus.idaho.gov/.

Boise Parks and Recreation
Please remember to practice physical distancing when using any of these facilities. 

Boise Public Library

  • Curbside Service: All Boise Public Library locations will begin to offer curbside service for pick-up and drop-off of materials effective Monday, May 18. Customers who already have items on hold will be served first and can expect to be contacted by Boise Public Library staff. 
  • Computer Appointments: Technology appointments and computer access will be offered at the Main Library by appointment only beginning on Monday, May 18. A limited number of appointments will be available each day. Appointments can be scheduled online or by calling (208) 972-8200.

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Department of Finance and Administration

  • Code Enforcement will begin with follow-up on nuisance complaints with no public interaction required. 
  • Business Licensing for Security Personnel, Vendors, Solicitors and Security Company Licenses through the online application process. Fingerprinting for these applications will be handled by appointment only. 
  • Abandoned Vehicle Enforcement will begin as complaints increase with no public interaction. 
  • E-Scooters can resume service. 

Downtown Parking for Takeout Orders
There will be free parking available on every street near a restaurant or bar that will be dedicated for takeout orders. These parking spaces will be easily identified – please look for the sign on each space that is dedicated for this purpose.

Closed Facilities

The following City of Boise facilities remain closed:

  • City Hall - Open by appointment for certain services. Please contact the department directly.
  • City Hall West
  • Boise Public Library facilities - Open by appointment for certain services and curbside services only
  • Fort Boise, including the Dick Eardley Senior Center (Meals on Wheels meals will still be provided through curbside pick-up service)
  • Idaho IceWorld
  • Zoo Boise
  • Boise WaterShed
  • James Castle House
  • All City of Boise outdoor pools
  • All skate parks, including Rhodes Skate Park
  • All park playgrounds
  • BMX Jump Park in Willow Lane Athletic Complex/Willow Lane Park
  • Basketball courts and volleyball courts

City of Boise Public Meetings

Boise City Council, Planning and Zoning, Design Review and Historic Preservation will continue remote meetings, allowing for remote public testimony. Other boards and commissions can meet remotely if deemed necessary by the Mayor and Department Director or as otherwise legally required.

VIEW EMERGENCY ORDER 20-01 (AMENDED AND REISSUED)

VIEW UPCOMING MEETINGS

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