Land Use and Development
Welcome to our Developer’s page where you will be able to find the information and documents you need to plan your new residential or commercial development.
Development InformationBack to Top
Here you will find documents for Land Use and Development, such as Conditional Use Permits, Planned Unit Developments, Subdivisions, Annex and Zone, etcetera along with the corresponding City Codes. Simply click the links to the left for those documents. Please note that the Planning and Zoning Commission meets on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month for approval of these applications. Click Here for Planning and Zoning meeting dates and deadlines.
What Building Code are you using?
The City of Mountain Home is currently using: (As of January 1, 2018)
- 2015 International Building Code
- 2012 International Residential Code
- 2015 International Energy Conservation Code with 2012 amendments for residential
- 2015 International Existing Building Code
- 2015 Idaho Fire Code
- 1997 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings
- 2009 International Property Maintenance Code
- 2012 International Mechanical Code--- (State Inspection)
- 2015 Idaho (Uniform) Plumbing Code--- (State Inspection)
- 2017 National Electrical Code--- (State Inspection)
- 2012 Fuel and Gas Code
What is Mountain Homes Design Criteria?
Mountain Homes Design Criteria is as follows:
- Mountain Homes Design Criteria is as follows:
- Seismic Design Category C
- Ground Snow Load 20 psf
- Wind Load 115mph-3second gust
- Live Roof Load 30 psf
- Weathering Severe
- Frost Depth 24”
- Termite Moderate
- Decay Slight to Moderate
- Winter Design Temp. 10° F
- Ice Barrier Underlayment - yes
- Flood Hazards Firm - March 15, 1994
- Air Freeze Index 86.7
- Mean Annual Temp. 50.5°F
- Exposure C
- Elevation 3185’ above sea level
- Lat. N43’ 09°
- Long. W115’ 43°
Building Permit and all other applications can be found on the Development Services page under Resources.
FeesBack to Top
Water/Sewer Development Fees per EDU
- Water Availability Fee = $2450 per EDU (Equivalent Dwelling Unit)
- Sewer Availability Fee = $4200 per EDU (Equivalent Dwelling Unit)
- 1” Water Meter = $486.18
- Water Right Fee = $2000 per acre (and any portion thereof)
- Comprehensive Plan Amendment = $600
- Zoning Ordinance Amendment = $525
- Annex and Zone = $500
- Appeals = $25
- Conditional Use Permit = $100
- Variance = $150
- Planned Unit Development = $100 (30 lots or under) $200 and $5 per lot (over 30)
- Rezone = $200
- Vacations (Easements, Plats, Etc.)= $100
- Public Notice Letters $1 per letter
- Flood Plain Permit = $35
Calculated Cost FormsBack to Top
The following forms are solely to be used as a reference to evaluate the cost of building in Mountain Home. All potential fees have been included to give you a clear picture of the cost of your residential or commercial development. Official costs will be calculated by the Development Services office and will need to be paid at the time of permit issuance. Please note that the impact fee worksheet will need to be calculated before proceeding to the permit calculators. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Development Services directly.
Click HERE for the calculated cost forms.