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

Notice of Changes

The City of Boise remains committed to serving our residents and meeting the needs of our growing community. To continue to provide the quality of constituent services we are dedicated to, we are making the following changes for the next six-months, effective immediately:

  • Permitting first review target days have been eliminated from the website. Staff will continue to work as quickly as possible through permits.
  • The Building Excellence Awards, historically held in May, have been postponed until further notice. Learn More
  • Planning and Zoning Commission will only meet once a month starting March 1. Learn More


Learn more about required building permits.

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Erosion and Sediment Control

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

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Construction Reports

Get the latest development trends, timeframes and construction reports.

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