New Business Checklist

Starting a Business?  Stop into the Economic Development office for information.  We are glad to help!

City Hall

start a business IDAHO

Starting a Business: Visit the State of Idaho’s Starting a Business Page to register your business name, file for permits, set up tax accounts and more!

Idaho Secretary of State: Register your business with the state according to the type of entity  (sole proprietor/assumed business name, corporation, llc, etc.)

Small Business Development Center: Check out the “I Am Starting a Business Guide”

City of Mountain Home Business Licence: Mountain Home does not require a business license.

Idaho Transportation Department:

If your business is located along an Idaho State Roadway, contact Idaho Department of Transportation for verification of access to the roadway.

The Idaho Transportation Department reserves the right to make any modifications, additions, relocations, or removals to any approach (entrance/exit onto state roadway) within the state road right of way.

Application for Approach Permit

City of Mountain Home Development Services Checklist:

Development Services Checklist

Contact the Building Department

City of Mountain Home
160 South 3rd East Street
P.O. Box 10
Mountain Home, ID 83647
Phone: 208-580-2091
Fax: 208-587-2171

Economic Development:

Join our Business Registry:  This is a great way to stay connected to resources and important notifications from the City.  Fill out the form below and email it, fax, or drop it by and we will get you signed up.  (We never share contact information with outside agencies) Business Registration

Get on our FREE Business Directory and Mountain Home App: Did you know that Mountain Home has an app?  Use the app to encourage users to shop local.  Post advertisements, services, coupons and more!  This is a service that the City of Mountain Home provides to our Mountain Home businesses for free.  Shop Local Registration Instructions

Ribbon Cutting: Economic Development wants to help you get the word out about your new business.  Sign up for a ribbon cutting to have city officials, citizens and the newspaper attend your ribbon cutting/grand opening.  We will help spread the word about your event as well.                                   Ribbon Cutting Request Form