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Building Department:

Our goal is to serve the public interest by providing the highest quality of service while assuring compliance with the Building Codes adopted by the City of Ammon. We aim to make positive contributions to the overall safety, quality, and health of the built environment through education, leadership, and service.

Office Hours:

The Building Department is open Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 12pm and 1pm to 4:30pm, excluding all federal holidays. Please be aware that no permits will be issued after 4pm daily.


Phone: (208) 612-4021
Inspection request line: 208-612-4020 (Please be sure to include your permit number.)
Fax: (208) 612-4027



Building Official: Charles Allen, (208) 612-4022 or

Inspector: Greg McBride, (208) 612-4024 or

Permit Technician: Gay Leming, (208) 612-4021 or



Permits are required for any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical, or plumbing system; including lawn sprinkler systems connected to the City water system.

Most permit applications require the submission of plans to be reviewed and approved for code compliance. Our turnaround goal for residential permit applications is 5 working days and 14 working days for commercial permit applications.

Certain building department applications and forms are available for download below. If you are unable to find what you are looking for here, please contact us or stop by the building department's city offices during normal business hours and we will be happy to assist you.


Commercial Building Permit Application

Commercial Electrical Permit Application

Commercial Mechanical Permit Application

Commercial Plumbing Permit Application

Residential Building Permit Application

Residential Minor Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical Permit Application

Please note that you will need a PDF viewer in order to open and view these downloads.

Didn't find the information you were looking for? Try here at the State of Idaho's Department of Building Safety.