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Public Health Emergency Order
The City of Boise issued a Public Health Emergency Order on March 19, 2020 suspending most Boise City board and commission meetings. Learn more

Virtual Meetings
While most board and commission meetings have been suspended due to the city’s Public Health Emergency Order, several commission and committee meetings are being held virtually. Learn more

Occupied Dwellings Inspections Temporarily Suspended

Effective July 9, 2020: Due to significant increases in COVID-19 cases reported, most all in-person inspections for projects involving the interior of existing occupied homes are again suspended until further notice. Re-evaluation of this condition will continually occur. Residential permits, including water heater, electrical service, and HVAC retrofit permits, can still be issued.

As an exception and per inspector discretion, inspections for items such as electrical service panels, water heaters and HVAC retrofits located in a garage, accessed from the outside and through a large open garage overhead door, may occur with safe distancing and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worn by all parties. Virtual inspections with photos, videos or video conferencing calls may also be an option when coordinated with and deemed acceptable to the inspector. Inspections for emergency repairs of power, heating, gas, water and sewer services for a safe and healthy living environment can still occur with safe distancing and appropriate PPE worn by all parties.

Please note, inspectors do have discretion in requesting that inspections be rescheduled if appropriate safety precautions are not being met at a site. Thank you for your understanding in helping keep everyone safe.


The Planning and Development Services Building Division is responsible for issuing building permits and overseeing building construction within the City of Boise.

Permits

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Inspections

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Erosion and Sediment Control

Managing and eliminating construction site pollutants through education, permitting, inspection and enforcement.

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