New Business: Other Regulatory Agencies
Open for Business | Opening a business within Boise may require additional licenses and permits beyond the City of Boise's requirements, depending on the type of business.
Ada County Agencies
- Ada County Licenses & Permits
Ada County requires licenses for liquor, beer, wine, catering, vehicle escort and solicitor/peddler. County licenses must be obtained prior to the City Clerk issuing the corresponding license. Call (208) 287-6840 for more information.
- Ada County Highway District (ACHD)
Call (208) 387-6100 for more information.
- Sidewalk Cafes
If there is seating on sidewalks or right-of-ways, a sidewalk cafe permit is issued by the City Clerk's office. ACHD had granted authority to the City Clerk's office to issue this type of license agreement.
- Obstructing the Right-of-Way
A license agreement is required for pergolas, balconies, landscaping or other obstructions located within the right of way.
State of Idaho Agencies
Other Regulatory Agencies
- Central District Health Department (CDHD)
A CDHD Food Establishment License is required prior to obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy. Planning & Development Services must verify CDHD license. Call (208) 327-7499 for more information.