Building Department

*2020 City Code Updates are located on the Codes and Construction Information Page*


For the health and safety of staff and the public, Building Permit Applications will only be accepted electronically at this time. Please no hardcopy plans at this time.

  • For questions or to coordinate submissions, please contact Permit Technician, Rachel Santiago-Govier - |208.634.7052.  
  • Please submit all plans electronically to 
  • Public Works permits can be coordinated with Jodi Weaver
  • Utility Billing applications are handled by Bobette Steffler
  • Payments may be mailed or Payment is accepted at City Hall either inside or at the drop box out front. If you would like to pay over the phone with an eCheck please call the front desk 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. An invoice will be sent to you via email after you submit your application with the information you will need for payment.
  • Building inspections are available by coordinating with Building Official, John Powell - |208.634.8648
  • Inquiries regarding Planning and Zoning should be directed to City Planner, Morgan Bessaw 208.634.4256 or via email

We thank you for your patience during this time.

It shall be unlawful for any person to do, or cause or permit to be done, after April 5, 1976, whether acting as principal, agent or employee, any construction, improvement, extension, alteration or demolition of any building, residence or structure, coming under the purview of this act, within the planning jurisdiction of the city of McCall without first procuring a permit authorizing such work to be done. (Ord. 640, 5-12-1994, eff. 5-19-1994)

Our mission is to help promote public health, safety, and welfare by regulating structures within the City of McCall and the Impact Area per McCall City Code 2.1.04.

Use the Map above to search for your property

Codes and Construction Info.

Click here for amended and other adopted codes.

John Powell
Building Official


and Other Important Forms.

Rachel Santiago-Govier
Permit Technician

Design Information

Follow this link for information related to planning and zoning and City of McCall Design Guidelines.

Morgan Bessaw
City Planner

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a building permit? Find out here.

Garrett Mapp
GIS and Addressing

Radon in Idaho

Radon affects more than one in four homes in McCall. Learn more here.

Michelle Groenevelt
Community Development Director

Green Building Resources

Find resources here for improving your energy efficiency.

Delta James
Economic Development Planner