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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 Inpsections will be performed on City Observed Holiday's
   
June 9, 2017 Tuesday, July 4, 2017
June 23, 2017 Monday, September 4, 2017
July 7, 2017 Friday, November 10, 2017
July 21, 2017 Thursday, November 23, 2017
August 4, 2017 Friday, November 24, 2017
August 18, 2017 Monday, December 25, 2017
September 1, 2017  
September 15, 2017  
September 29, 2017  
October 13, 2017  
October 27, 2017  
November 10, 2017  
November 24, 2017  
December 8, 2017  
December 22, 2017    

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