Planning & Development Services


ePlanReview System Upgrades

  • Outage Due to Upgrades: The City of Boise will be upgrading our ePlanReview system. ePlanReview will be down Friday, October 19th at 3 PM. The system will be back up and running Monday, October 22 at 8 AM.

    You will not be able to submit planning or building applications during this time. We appreciate your patience as we upgrade to provide better service to you. If you have any questions, please contact us at 208-608-7070. Learn more about the upgrades

Grow Our Housing

Grow Our Housing is a comprehensive framework to help us meet our future housing needs with an approach that is Balanced, Compact, Possible. In the 2018 State of the City address, Mayor David Bieter outlined five strategies to grow our housing. Learn more

Community Conversations on Growth

After hundreds of Boiseans participated in the first series of Community Conversations on Growth in June, Boise residents are invited to come together for a second round later this month. 

Public Meeting Information

What's New?

  • Building Boise Newsletter
    "Building Boise" is Planning and Development Services' new quarterly e-newsletter. Each issue will have information about the city's development review and permit process, including new services or requirements. Sign up

Business Resources

  • Boise Competes
    Boise has a vibrant, enduring, values-driven economy. Boise Competes is our economic development promise to you. Which means we’re working hard every day to make our city the best it can be. Our goal: align resources with opportunities to ensure Boise’s economy remains lasting, innovative and vibrant for years to come. 

  • Start Your Business Tool
    The Start Your Business Tool makes it easier than ever to launch a business in Boise. The online tool lets you check zoning, determine required permits and licenses, and even estimate fees. Still in the idea phase? Use the online tool to check requirements for various addresses.