Attention Builders – Requirements for Building Permit

POWER COUNTY WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT SITE PLANS THAT DO NOT MEET THE FOLLOWING SPECIFICATIONS: Scale not less that 1 inch = 20 feet. If your property is larger than 400 ft. in either direction, use break lines to indicate that line is not to scale. If you do not understand this, ask for an example. … [Read more...]

Consumer Checklist – To-Do Prior to Purchase of Home

Contact Local Zoning and Building Department  Zoning Issues: Multi-sectional? Minimum sq.ft (1000+)? Permanent foundation? Within 12 inches of grade? 3:12 roof slope? Prevailing siding & roofing? Garage or carport? Verified by review of local ordinances? Building Department … [Read more...]

Six Required Inspections – Reminder to Contractors

Attention Contractors: There are six required inspections on each building permit issued for construction in Power County. These are mandatory inspections and must be completed before commencing to the next step of construction. It is the responsibility of the contractor to contact, or have his … [Read more...]

Minimum Setbacks

Please see Basic Requirements for Building Permits.   Building Administrator Planning and Zoning Department Power County Courthouse543 Bannock Ave.American Falls, Id 83211Phone: (208) 226-7610Fax: (208) 226-7612   … [Read more...]

Agricultural Building Certification Statement

Click here for an Agricultural Building Certification Statement.                 Building Administrator Planning and Zoning Department Power County Courthouse543 Bannock Ave.American Falls, Id 83211Phone: (208) 226-7610Fax: (208) 226-7612   … [Read more...]

Building Permit Checklist

Please see Attention Builders - Requirements for Building Permit. Building Administrator Planning and Zoning Department Power County Courthouse543 Bannock Ave.American Falls, Id 83211Phone: (208) 226-7610Fax: (208) 226-7612   … [Read more...]

Consolidated Building-Development Permit Application

Please click here for a Consolidated Building-Development Permit Application. Building Administrator Planning and Zoning Department Power County Courthouse543 Bannock Ave.American Falls, Id 83211Phone: (208) 226-7610Fax: (208) 226-7612   … [Read more...]

Basic Requirements for Building Permits

Check subdivision or land restrictions; Obtain necessary permits; Obtain Power County Highway permit; Have access to property; (Phone: 208-226-2661) Obtain septic permit from State Health Dept; (Phone: 208-226-5094 or 208-478-6320) Obtain Idaho State electric permit if needed; (Phone: … [Read more...]