Building & Planning

Mission: Provide quality services with understanding of the required building codes and ordinances mandated by the state and adopted by the county along with a common sense of interpretation of these rules.

The Building and Planning Department coordinates day-to-day zoning and building code implementation, enforcement, and follow-on actions along with preparing and updating the ordinances that the department follows.

Per Idaho Code 74-204, notice is hereby given that starting October 19, 2016, the Clearwater County Planning and Zoning Commission will hold their regular scheduled monthly public meetings every third Wednesday of the month in Courtroom 1 located in the Clearwater County Courthouse, 150 Michigan Avenue, Orofino, Idaho.  The cut-off date for an application to be added to the next month’s Planning and Zoning Commission agenda is 2:00 pm the Monday prior to the regular scheduled monthly meeting.

Meeting dates for 2017: January 18th, February 15th, March 15th, April 19th, May 17th, June 21st, July 19th, August 16th, September 20th, October 18th, November 15th, and December 20th.