Planning & Zoning

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Meeting Information

Planning and Zoning Public Meetings are the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Washington County Courthouse.

Code Book

View the Washington County Idaho Code Book.

View the Idaho State Building Codes


This document gives notice to the public, that as of February 8th, 2021 the Washington County Planning & Zoning Department will no longer do deed searches.  Anyone wishing to inquire as to the availability of residential dwelling building permits and/or splits on a parcel of land will be required to submit the following information to the Washington County Planning & Zoning Office:

  • Research on the Original Parcel-all deeds showing a contiguous chain of ownership of parcels as of April 9th, 1979.

Individuals can do their own research or contact a title company and have it done through them.  

Upon submission, the Planning & Zoning Office will make the determination as to available building permits, and/or property splits and advise.  These are done on a first come first served basis.


Washington County Planning & Zoning Department


Copies of draft ordinances may be obtained by emailing Bonnie Brent or calling at 208-414-3631.

Zoning Map Link