• Evening in downtown Caldwell

    photo credit: Dan Smede

  • Historic Caldwell Home

    Jan Boles

  • Spring in Caldwell

    Angie Point

  • Cardboard Kayak Races - 2018

    Destination Caldwell

  • Winter Wonderland 2019 Festival

    Destination Caldwell


Welcome to the Planning & Zoning Department for the City of Caldwell, Idaho.  It is the responsibility of the Planning & Zoning Department to provide for the administration and implementation of the City's Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance and Comprehensive Plan. The Department serves as the technical advisor on planning and zoning issues before the City Council and the Planning & Zoning Commission or Hearing Examiner.

The Department also assists the public with compliance to zoning requirements including the interpretation of the zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance and the submittal of hearing applications for the said ordinances. The Mapping Department can can provide maps of the City of Caldwell.

Please contact us at (208) 455-3021 to schedule a time to discuss your project with one of our planners.

Caldwell's current estimated population count is 58,830 information provided by Compass


Department Mission Statement:

Providing assistance in the development of the built and natural environment through vision, partnerships, collaboration and purpose for the benefit of the community, citizens and visitors of Caldwell.

Planning Mission Statement:

Guiding the city's vision through implementing the comprehensive plan goals, objectives, and policies and city codes in order to build a strong and safe community.

Apply online for a Business Permit!

Submit a Public Records Request

Code Enforcement Complaint

Municipal Code

Zoning Map

2040 Comp Plan
adopted by City Council 2/3/2020

Comp Plan Map

Contact Information

621 Cleveland Blvd.
Caldwell, Idaho 83605
Phone: 208-455-3021
Fax: 208-455-3050
Email: P&Z@cityofcaldwell.org


Jerome Mapp - Director
Phone: 208-455-4666
Email: jmapp@cityofcaldwell.org

Lori Colligan - Administrative Assistant
Phone: 208-455-4664
Email: lcolligan@cityofcaldwell.org

Debbie Root - Senior Planner
Phone: 208-455-4662
Email:  droot@cityofcaldwell.org

April Cabello - Planning Technician
Phone: 208-455-4667
Email: acabello@cityofcaldwell.org

Code Enforcement:

Katie Phillips
Phone: 208-455-4665 
Email: kphillips@cityofcaldwell.org

Jené Price
Phone: 208-455-4625
Email: jprice@cityofcaldwell.org

Hearing Examiner:

Bruce Eggleston

P & Z Commission:

Chair Betsy Hunsicker
Vice-Chair Commissioner James Nelson
Commissioner Roger Page
Commissioner Brett Slaughter
Commissioner Alex Zamora


Municipal Code

Public Records Request

Plaza Façade Design Handbook

P&Z Code

Code Enforcement

Parks and Recreation Master Plan/Pathways and Bike Routes Master Plan

Comprehensive Plan and Map