General Information
C.E.D. Director
Michelle Groenevelt
E.D. Planner
Delta James
Building Official
John Powell
City Planner
Brian Parker
Permit Tech
Rachel Santiago-Govier
Phone Numbers
Emergencies: Dial 911
216 E Park Street

If you are building a residence or plan to build a residence in McCall, please consult our Residential Development Guide to learn more about the process. Please note:

1. If you would like to apply for a building permit, review the checklist below that is applicable to your project type.

2. Once you start the application, you will not be able to leave that application until it is completed without losing your work.

3. Please be prepared to upload digital files of the required items (typically plans and site plans, sewer and well permits, HOA approvals).

If you have any questions, contact the Permit Technician at 634-7052 for assistance. A computer kiosk is now available at City Hall for public use when completing applications.

Checklists by Project Type

New Residence in City Limits Checklist and Instructions

(under construction)

New Residence in Impact Area Checklist and Instructions

Residential Addition/Remodel Checklist and Instructions

Accessory Structure Checklist and Instructions (in the portal utilize the Residential Remodel application)

Commercial Building Checklist and Instructions

Fence Permit Checklist and Instructions

Demo Permit Checklist and Instructions

Roof Permit Checklist and Instructions


(This link contains applications for Residential, Commercial, Fence, Roof, and Demo projects and links to fill out supplement forms)


An invoice will be sent to you via email after you submit your application with the information you will need for payment.

The invoice will provide a link to make payments by EFT or Credit Card online. If you would like to pay over the phone with an eCheck please call the front desk at 208-634-8907. Service fees for eChecks may vary, for details please call the front desk. Have your permit number & site address available when making a payment over the phone. The City also accepts Visa, Mastercard & Discover Credit Card payments in person or over the phone for a service fee of 3.5% + $1.00. Payments may be mailed or Payment is accepted at City Hall either inside or at the drop box out front.

Permitting Fees: 

Fee Calculator

New Contractors: If you are operating as general contractor on a location within the City Limits, please obtain a McCall Business LIcense.

Business License Application

If you are in need of accommodations for completing any form or application please contact the Building Department at 208-634-7052.