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The McCall City Council recently approved a revision to the city's sign regulations. The amendment includes the following changes: Allows one flag per business location up to 15 sq. ft. Allows temporary banners up to 15 sq. f...

Current Building Codes active in McCall 2012 International Building Code (IBC) 2009 International Residential Code (IRC) 2009 Internat...

The Idaho Transportation Deparment will replace 82-year old Lardo Bridge starting in 2014. ITD is c...

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The City of McCall, Idaho Welcomes You!
Our goal is to provide you with helpful information about McCall's City government. If you need additional information, please contact us by phone, email or postal mail. The City Manager, Gene Drabinski, has an Open Door session most Wednesdays from Noon-3:00 pm.

Possible Additional 1% Sales Tax
The City has critical infrastructure needs which cannot be reasonably addressed with available revenue. The McCall City Council is considering adding a 1% Local Option Sales Tax to the ballot in November.


Park Street Project 2014
The City of McCall will conclude the improvements started last fall on Park Street, between 1st Street and Mission Street. This summer's work beginning in mid-May, includes new road surface, new fire hydrants, improved fire protection, paved driveway aprons, stormwater drainage improvements, paving of the roadway, and installation of bike/pedestrian lanes and moving utilities underground on the north side of the street. The City of McCall received $100,000 for this project from the Local Highway Technical Assistance Council through their Local Rural Highway Investment Program. READ MORE

WILDFIRE WATCH 2014—View the interactive wildfire watch map.
To see active fire reports, click the icons  on the map.

Library Director
The City of McCall Public Library seeks an organized, energetic individual to fill the position of Library Director. The ideal candidate will set the tone for the organization by conducting all personal and professional interactions openly, honestly and ethically. The incoming Library Director must be willing to become an invested, active, and visible member of the community.  The primary function of the Library Director is to perform a variety of complex administrative, supervisory, and professional librarian duties, including knowledge of library specific software and computer programs.  The Library Director is responsible for the planning and organization of all programs and services offered by the City’s library system.  Direct and indirect supervision is exercised over the work of all library staff members and volunteers.

Please see our Library Director Recruitment Brochure for more information regarding this rewarding position with the City of McCall.

McCall Area Trails
The City GIS Department has been working with our local community groups and the US Forest Service to produce high quality digital maps that can be downloaded to your mobile device and used to navigate some of the McCall Area trails.
There are currently three maps for download:
Bear Basin Summer Trails
Bear Basin Winter Trails 
City of McCall Mobile Golf Course map

These maps can be downloaded from Avenzoar PDF maps either through the Apple App Store or from Google Play for Android. For more information, CLICK HERE to go to the GIS Page for full descriptions of the maps and how to instructions for downloading.

McCall In Bloom 2014 Now Accepting Participants!
The McCall Improvement Committee invites you to participate in the McCall in Bloom program. Help make McCall an even better place to live and work by participating in this fun  community beautification program.
Click here for more information and find us on Facebook


Purchase a Centennial Plaza brick in memory of, or in honor of someone special to you. Centennial Plaza is a place to honor and reflect upon people, businesses and events that have shaped McCall’s first hundred years. Purchasing an engraved brick is a unique way to celebrate birthdays, holidays, someone special to you, and McCall’s Centennial. Your brick will become a permanent part of the new Centennial Plaza in downtown McCall. Bricks can be purchased by families, individuals, businesses, groups, organizations, and anyone who wishes to be a part of McCall.

Learn what you can do to make McCall a bear smart community
There is been increased bear activity within the McCall this past year. Click here to learn more about the situation and what action you should take. If we all work together, everyone wins: the McCall's citizens and black bears.

What Would You Like to Know about McCall?

  • About McCall, Idaho
    McCall is a year around resort community in Idaho’s west central mountains. It is situated on the southern shore of Payette Lake at 5,021 feet elevation. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 2,991. With the highest average snowfall in the state, McCall is known in the winter, for its Winter Carnival, snowmobiling, and alpine, Nordic and backcountry skiing. Summer boasts warm, sunny days and cool nights. Payette Lake in the summer is host to both motorized and non-motorized watercraft, and public and private beaches and docks. In and around McCall are numerous hiking and mountain biking trails, as well as five golf courses in the area. The north fork of the Payette River flows through McCall on its way to becoming a playground for kayakers with world-class whitewater, thrilling by paddlers from around the world. Summer is a busy season in McCall with music, art festivals and relaxing lakeside.

Contact Us

City of McCall
216 East Park St.
McCall, Idaho 83638

Hours 8am-5pm Mon-Fri

208 634-7142
208 634-3038

Please refer to specific department pages for individual staff or service-related contact information.

Your Feedback: Contact the City Manager directly, 208 634-1003, or by email, about your experiences with City staff and services. Be sure to include your contact information, so we can effectively respond to your needs and concerns.

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