To Do List: (Prior to Inspection)
- Clearly Mark your property lines
- Post your permit card to be visible from road
- Post house numbers to be visible from road
- Keep plans on site at all times
- Call for inspections 24 hours in advance
Valley county has adopted the 2012 International Residential Code, the 2015 International Building Code, and 2015 International Energy Conservation Code:
Please check with this department regarding any additional inspections before construction.
Request an inspection by calling the Building Department. 24 hour notice is required for all requests. When you call YOU MUST HAVE your permit number, owner’s name as shown on the application and physical address. Please leave a phone number where you can be reached. Inspection requests MAY NOT be made in the field, they must be called into the office. Our answering machine is on 24 hours a day.
THE FOLLOWING INSPECTIONS ARE REQUIRED
Footing/ Hole/ Colums/ Pads
Wood Stove (inserts)
Please note Insulation installers shall provide a certification listing the type, manufacturer and R-value of insulation installed in each element of the building thermal envelope, as per 2015 International Energy Conservation Code.
HVAC Inspections are required by the state of Idaho. These are done after all ducts, vents, chimneys, etc. are in place. Electrical and Plumbing inspections are also required by the state. Any questions may be directed to the state inspectors at the numbers listed below:
Setbacks / Information
|Front/ Back property line||20 Feet|
|Side property line||7.5 Feet|
|Maximum lot cover||35%|
|Maximum Building Height||35 Feet|
|Distance between buildings||6 Feet|
|Bureau of Reclamation||7.5 Feet|
|High Water Line||30 Feet|
|From Highway 55||100 Feet|
Setbacks are measured from the EAVE of the building to the property line. Setbacks and construction may also be regulated by subdivision covenants. The more restrictive is required. Property lines MUST be clearly marked before the footing inspection.
Email applications to:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
219 North Main Street
PO Box 1350
Cascade, ID 83611