Building Services

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Building Services office is closed to the public until further notice. There will be no inspection services provided until April 13th. Building Permit submittals will continue on an appointment only basis.  For instructions to submit a building permit application or any other questions, please call 208-788-5573, ext. 1126 and email jgiese@co.blaine.id.us or dfarrell@co.blaine.id.us 

Can construction projects keep going?

·       NO. Construction of housing and commercial projects must cease operations from March 30 to April 12. Property owners may work on their own property, so long as no individuals not residing at the property are participating in the work, and so long as the work does not need a building inspection. No building inspections will be performed during the two-week construction shut down.

Work that is allowed:

·       Plumbers, electricians, exterminators, HVAC contractors or other trades may only perform work that is immediate and essential to maintain the safety, sanitation, and essential operation of residences, essential activities and essential businesses. Routine maintenance and repair is not considered essential and all such operations shall cease. Landscaping is not considered an essential business.

Building Code & Fire Code