Members of the City Council are:
Back Row (left to right): Council Member TJ Thomson, Council Member Ben Quintana, Council President Pro Tem Lauren McLean, Council Member Scot LudwigFront Row (left to right): Council President Elaine Clegg, Mayor David H. Bieter, Council Member Maryanne Jordan
Phone: (208) 384-4422
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150 N Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
Homeowners: Can I do the work myself?
Homeowners may perform work on their primary residence without registering as a contractor with the State of Idaho. However:
Homeowners: What do I need to know when hiring a contractor?
Contractors are licensed by the
State of Idaho:
Building: When do I need a building permit?
You need a Building permit to:
Plumbing: When do I need a plumbing permit?
You need a Plumbing permit to:
Mechanical: When do I need a mechanical Permit?
Mechanical permits are required when
vents and ducts are added, replaced or relocated. This
Electrical: When do I need an electrical permit?
You need an Electrical permit
Sheds: Do I need a permit to build a garden shed?
Patio Cover: Do I need a permit to add an attached patio cover?
Pergola: Do I need a permit for a stand-alone pergola or gazebo?
Remodeling: Do I need a permit to remodel my kitchen, bathroom or do other interior work?
Erosion Control: Do I need a permit to control dirt in my backyard?
Decks: Do I need a permit for a concrete patio or wood deck?
Historic Districts: Do I need a permit if my house is in a historic district?
Fences: Do I need a permit to build a fence?
Code Violations: How do I report a violation?
Code Violations: Are violations a criminal issue?
Confidentiality: Will my name be kept confidential if I report a violation?
Temporary Signs: What can be done about signs on light or telephone poles?
Abandoned Property: What can be done about yellow jackets, gophers, rats or mice?
Landlords: What can tenants do about landlords who won't fix things?
Weeds: What type of vegetation is covered by City ordinances?