Building

Department Overview

The mission of the Building Department is to provide quality services to the community in a manner that is comprehensive, efficient, knowledgeable and helpful to the public. The Building Department promotes and insures that all new development in Eagle is constructed in accordance with the highest standards of safety and that all existing structures are maintained in a safe condition.


Attention! As of January 1 2021, the City of Eagle will be enforcing the ICC 2018 Codes adopted by the State of Idaho


**EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY DUE TO VOLUME: REQUESTING AN INSPECTION

ALL inspection requests must be called in or submitted on-line by 4:00pm to receive an inspection the next business day. Inspection requests called in or submitted on-line after 4:00pm will not be scheduled the following business day.

**EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY DUE TO VOLUME: Inspection Requests called in or submitted on-line after 4:00pm on Friday will be scheduled for the following Tuesday. If a Holiday lands on a Monday, then all Inspections received after 4:00pm on a Friday will be scheduled for the following Wednesday. ALL INSPECTION REQUESTS RECEIVED ON A WEEKEND WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR THE FOLLOWING TUESDAY. ALL On-Line permit applications or Walk-In applications received after 4:00pm will not receive a next day inspection if requested.

- Steve Nash
City of Eagle Building Official


RESIDENTIAL PLAN REVIEW TURN AROUND TIME:

DUE TO VERY HIGH VOLUME OF BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS IN THE CITY OF EAGLE, WE HAVE HAD TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING CHANGE TO THE REVIEW TURN AROUND TIMES

SINGLE FAMILY HOME, ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS, GARAGE/SHOPS & RESIDENTIAL ADDITIONS:

SIX (6) WEEKS, WITHOUT REVISIONS, DEPENDING ON VOLUME

 RESIDENTIAL SMALL PROJECTS, SMALL REMODELS, PATIO COVERS, ETC:

FOUR (4) WEEKS, WITHOUT REVISIONS, DEPENDING ON VOLUME

 COMMERCIAL PLAN REVIEW TURN AROUND TIME:

The estimated time for commercial plan review is 6-8 weeks.

"Foundation Only Permits" are issued on Commercial Projects ONLY.


Adopted Codes:

  • 2018 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2018 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2018 International Energy Code (Residential)
  • 2018 International Energy Code (Commercial)
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
  • 2018 International Fuel and Gas Code (IFGC)
  • 2018 International Fire Code (IFC)
  • 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • 2017 Idaho State Plumbing Code (ISPC)

All Codes listed are effective January 1, 2018, and all local amendments.