Building & Planning

Building & Planning

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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 the Clearwater County Planning and Zoning Commission will hold their regular scheduled monthly public meetings every third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm 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.  

Monthly agendas are posted on the Clearwater County website at

Persons needing special accommodations to participate should contact the Clearwater County Building and Planning Department at (208) 476-4815 or email five days prior to the meeting.

About This Department
Address:  150 Michigan Ave / PO Box 586
                  Orofino, ID  83544

Fax:  208-476-8994
Office Hours: Monday thru Thursday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
and Fridays by appointment only