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Building Department
203 Main Avenue East
P.O. Box 1907
Twin Falls, ID  83301

Ph: (208) 735-7238
Fx: (208) 736-2256

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Inspections must be called in prior to 7:30 a.m. for same day inspection. Inspections called in after 7:30 a.m. will be scheduled the following day.

To request an inspection, call the number for each inspector. View the list of inspections staff. Customers are encouraged to complete our online customer satisfaction survey to help us provide the best possible service.

No Electrical or Plumbing Inspections will be performed the following Fridays:   No Inspections will be performed on City Observed Holiday's
January 12, 2018 Monday, January 1, 2018
January 26, 2018 Monday, January 15, 2018
February 9, 2018 Monday, February 12, 2018
March 9, 2018 Monday, May 28, 2018
March 23, 2018 Wednesday, July 4, 2018
April 6, 2018 Monday, September 3, 2018
April 20, 2018 Thursday, November 22, 2018
May 4, 2018 Friday, November 23, 2018
May 18, 2018 Monday, December 24, 2018
June 1, 2018 Tuesday, December 25, 2018
June 15, 2018  
June 29, 2018  
July 13, 2018  
July 27, 2018  
August 10, 2018  
August 24, 2018    
September 7, 2018    
September 21, 2018    
October 5, 2018    
October 19, 2018    
November 2, 2018    
November 16, 2018    
November 30, 2018    
December 14, 2018     
December 28, 2018    

Purpose
The Building Department's purpose is to protect the public health, safety and welfare in all new and existing structures, residential and commercial, and on all existing premises by enforcing minimum code requirements.

Responsibilities
Provisions of these codes relate to plumbing, electrical, mechanical, life safety and safety from fire and other hazards. Various activities of the Building Department include: 
  • Conducting inspections of new commercial and residential construction including, alterations, additions and detached accessory buildings
  • Educating the public concerning safety, health and welfare in the building environment 
  • Issuing building and various related trade permits
  • Processing of permit applications for all types of construction 
  • Providing assistance to developers, contractors and citizens relating to building code requirements 
  • Regulating the occupancy of existing structures and premises and helps to evaluate requirements based on use and occupancy type 
  • Reviewing of commercial and residential construction plans