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Development Services e-Permits

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Department of Building Safety

                                                                                   City of Caldwell

                                                                       Department of Building Safety

Please note that only 6 Building permit applicants will be allowed in the department at a time. All others will be asked to wait outside the building. Social distancing will also be followed per CDC guidelines.

Please allow 24 hours for the city’s building department to process your request after submittal. Requests submitted after 5:00 pm will not be officially received until 10:00 AM the following business day. Please allow 24 hours from that time for processing. We are diligent in working to process your quests as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Inspections must be called in to the Inspection Line 208-455-4605.  Inspections must be called in by 8:00 AM for same day inspections. All inspections called in after 8:00 AM will be scheduled for the following day. Effective immediately. Permits must be paid for and issued prior to scheduling of inspections can occur. 

On-line Payments: We request that all permits submitted on-line, be paid for on-line either by credit card or e-check. In the event of an error, system malfunction, or loss of service, payments may be paid in the office. Payments made in the office must be paid for either by credit card or check.


All projects that are a part of the Caldwell Airport must be submitted to the Airport Manager for approval, prior to submitting for a permit to the Department of Building Safety.


Online Users

Development Services

Thank you for visiting us! 

In response to the COVID 19 virus, we wish to protect employee and public health by working virtually. 

Please contact us via phone or email. 

If we are not able to answer immediately, please leave a voicemail.  We will respond to you as soon as possible.  Thank you for your patience.  


Building Dept.

(208) 455-3024

Engineering Dept.

(208) 455-3006

Planning & Zoning Dept.

(208) 455-3021

Public Works Dept.

(208) 455-4734


The Department of Building Safety will now be Using our new permit software as intended....to go paperless. Effective immediately, paper corrections and Certificates of Occupancy will no longer be printed at the jobsite.  All project information is available in your Citizenserve account, and Certificates can be printed if needed, from your "Documents" tab once the inspector has approved and issued the C.O.  We are excited to be moving forward with this and will be here to help at any time.  Thank you.        

                                                                                           OFFICE CLOSURE

Friday July 3rd the Department of Building Safety will be closed for the Independence Day Holiday.  We will not be processing any permits and inspections will not be conducted.  Please plan accordingly and have a Safe Holiday. We will Re-Open Monday July 6th at 8am.



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All on-line accounts should receive new log-in information to continue epermit services through CitizenServe. Online services will no longer be restricted to only Electrical. Plumbing, and Mechanical permits.  Building permits and plan submittals will now be available through our epermits system.

Please click the above link to access on-line permitting.  Here you will be able to submit permits, request inspections, and monitor your projects.

For questions regarding on-line permitting, please call 455-3024.