Building Departments in Elmore County, Idaho

There are 2 Building Departments in Elmore County, Idaho, serving a population of 26,232 people in an area of 3,074 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 13,116 people, and 1 Building Department per 1,536 square miles.

In Idaho, Elmore County is ranked 14th of 44 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 24th of 44 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Elmore County Building Departments

Find Elmore County, Idaho building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Mountain Home Building Department 160 South 3rd East Street Mountain Home, ID

Mountain Home Zoning 190 South 4th East Street Mountain Home, ID

About the Elmore County Building Department

Building Departments in Elmore County, ID are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Elmore County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Elmore County, Idaho building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Elmore County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Elmore County, ID zoning laws and requirements

Elmore County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Elmore County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Elmore County Residential Housing Units
 Elmore CountyIdaho
Total Housing Units12,441711,731
Occupied Housing Units10,285 (82.7%)618,331 (86.9%)
Elmore County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Elmore CountyIdaho
Single-Family Detached Homes7,132 (69.3%)459,243 (74.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes735 (7.1%)19,968 (3.2%)
2 Apartments505 (4.9%)13,520 (2.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments488 (4.7%)27,735 (4.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments186 (1.8%)15,339 (2.5%)
10 or More Apartments129 (1.3%)33,097 (5.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,110 (10.8%)49,429 (8.0%)
Elmore County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Elmore CountyIdaho
2014 or Later99 (1.0%)17,000 (2.7%)
2010 to 2013201 (2.0%)22,426 (3.6%)
2000 to 20093,109 (30.2%)132,230 (21.4%)
1980 to 19992,563 (24.9%)180,412 (29.2%)
1960 to 19792,765 (26.9%)151,273 (24.5%)
1940 to 19591,022 (1,022.0%)64,417 (64,417.0%)
1939 or Earlier526 (5.1%)50,573 (8.2%)
Elmore County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Elmore CountyIdaho
1 Room69 (0.7%)8,692 (1.4%)
2 or 3 Rooms7,724 (75.1%)397,654 (64.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms4,666 (45.4%)208,593 (33.7%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,841 (27.6%)186,381 (30.1%)
8 or More Rooms2,069 (20.1%)165,946 (26.8%)
Elmore County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Elmore CountyIdaho
No Bedroom97 (0.9%)9,419 (1.5%)
1 Bedroom414 (4.0%)38,450 (6.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms7,724 (75.1%)397,654 (64.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,050 (19.9%)172,808 (27.9%)
Elmore County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Elmore CountyIdaho
With Complete Plumbing Facilities10,201 (99.2%)614,989 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities10,213 (99.3%)611,862 (99.0%)