150 S 4th E St

Mountain Home, ID 83647

Land Use and Building Department



Planning & Zoning ■ BuildingCode EnforcementDocument Links


Current Events & Information



June Planning and Zoning Meeting:

June 22, 2023, at 7:00 PM at 515 E 2nd S St, Mountain Home


View The May Meeting Agenda &  Hearing Packet HERE


***Impact Fee Information***

Impact Fees are now in effect

Please contact the office for more information


Office Information:




Elmore County Land Use and Building Department will close

on Mondays and Wednesdays between 10am-3pm

to allow processing of new applications and permits.



8am-10am & 3-5pm    Front Desk closed from 10am-3pm


8am -12pm & 1pm – 5pm  Closed for lunch 12pm – 1pm


8am-10am & 3-5pm    Front Desk closed from 10am-3pm


8am -12pm & 1pm – 5pm  Closed for lunch 12pm – 1pm


8am -12pm & 1pm – 5pm  Closed for lunch 12pm – 1pm

Office: 208.587.2142 ext. 502    *    Fax: 208.587.2120
Address: 520 East 2nd South,  Mountain Home, Idaho 83647



Building Inspection Information:

Inspections must be scheduled the day prior between the hours of 8:30-4:30NO SAME DAY INSPECTIONS. 

Tuesday and Thursdays are reserved for mountain inspections (Atlanta, Pine-Featherville, Prairie, etc).

Inspections near Glenns Ferry, Grand View, King Hill, Hammett, Mountain Home, and Mayfield area, 

are scheduled on:

Monday, Wednesday, or Friday.



The Land Use and Building Department guides sustained growth and development in Elmore County. We assist the citizens of the County in all issues relating to Planning, Zoning, Building, Ordinances, and Flood Control.  Our day-to-day activities revolve around ensuring public health, safety, and welfare through the implementation of the Elmore County Zoning and Development Ordinance. The Department is here to help the public, so please feel free to contact the staff with any questions or concerns.


When requesting a Public Records Request please submit the request to: 
the Director or the Permit Technician


 Document Links

Elmore County 2014 Elmore Comprehensive Plan

Current Zoning and Development Ordinance – Adopted May 18, 2018 and Amended

Resolution No. 790-21 Concerning Current Building Codes

Hazard Mitigation Plan

Fee Schedule

Zoning Matrix

Growth and Development

Address Request Form – fillable


Mitra Mehta-Cooper

208-587-2142 Ext. 1256

[email protected]

Admin Assistant

Tonya Boyd

208-587-2142 Ext. 1255

[email protected]


Zoning Map Signed 01-06-2017

Elmore County Parcel Map and Data Lookup

IDWR Flood Plain Map Lookup

FEMA Flood Plain Maps

FEMA Flood Insurance Study

FEMA Index Map for Elmore County

Mountain Home Area of City Impact – Adopted December 1, 2010

Elmore County Highway Districts

Elmore County Fire Department Districts

Elmore County Voting Districts

Elmore County Commissioner Districts

Herd Districts