Land Use and Building Department

■ Planning & Zoning ■ Building ■ Code Enforcement

Welcome to the Elmore County Land Use and Building page.

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

Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday

It is recommended that individuals schedule appointments with the Land Use and Building Department.
Land Use and Building Map

NOTE: Construction waste dumping at the county waste transfer facility in Pine, Atlanta, Prairie and Glenns Ferry is not allowed.  Construction waste shall only be disposed at approved locations.

Land Use and Building Department Staff

Administrative Assistant

Building Official

Code Enforcement Officer


The purpose of the Land Use and Building Department is to assist the citizens of Elmore County in all land use issues relating to Planning, Zoning, Building, Ordinances, and Flood Control.  The Department is here to help the public, feel free to contact staff with any questions or concerns.

The Planning and Zoning Commission usually meets twice monthly at the War Memorial Hall, 515 East 2nd South, on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. The exact dates and times will be posted on the Land Use and Building Department front door not later than 48 hours prior to each meeting.  Citizens wanting to receive all Public Notices issued from the Land Use and Building Department should call 587-2142 ext 502, or send their email address to the Administrative Assistant. Please indicate “Public Notice Request” in the subject area.

Code Enforcement Complaint Forms are available at the Land Use and Building Department office.  Code complaints that are called in or submitted will need to have a Complaint Form filled out, you can submit the form to Code EnforcementClick here for additional information.

Geographic Information System (GIS) data, maps and aerial photos are available from the department.

When requesting information regarding -property in Elmore County, please fill out this form: Property Information Request and submit to the Director,  We will do research on the property and prepare a written response. When requesting a Public Records Request please submit the request to the Director or the County Planner.

For information regarding upgrading an existing cell tower, please contact the County Planner.

Proposed Elmore County Zoning and Development Ordinance



Elevation Certificates

Flood Zone Information

Helpful Links