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)
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In general, yes. Please contact the Building Official or Permit Tech to verify.
Sheds under 200sf (residential) or 120sf (commercial)
Remodels/Refurbishing that are finish work only (including painting, tiling, carpeting, cabinets, non-structural, etc.)
Tiny Homes F.A.Q.
Yes. The building code states a Building Permit is required to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert or demolish any structure. A Building Permit is not required when repainting a structure. Windows do not need permits provided the size of the window openings will not change; enlarging the size or changing location will require a permit. Re-siding the entire structure requires a building permit. Doors require a building permit only if the size of the opening is being altered or expanding.
Any structure attached to another structure, regardless of size, requires a permit.
Decks over 200sf, attached or detached require a permit. Decks over 30" off the ground require a permit. Any deck 30” above finish grade requires guard rails.
Yes. A Roof Permit is required for re-roofing of all projects.
Yes. Fence permits are avaliable online or at City Hall. Fences cannot be greater than four feet in height within 20 feet of the front property line and cannot excede 6 feet in height elsewhere. Chainlink fences are not permitted.
Typically, a permit is not required for a slab-on-grade. However, slabs in buildings with required rebar or radiant heating tubes should be inspected.
Yes. A manufactured home requires a Building Permit. The Building Official will require the same site information required from an applicant seeking a building permit for a single family dwelling.
That depends. Tree removal is limited to 20% of the trees per lot and removal of any tree 12 inches in diameter or greater requires approval from the City Arborist.
Visitability refers to single-family or owner-occupied housing designed in such a way that it can be lived in or visited by people who have trouble with steps or who use wheelchairs or walkers.
A house is visitable when it meets three basic requirements:
Please visit this link to learn more about how you can design your home to be visitable: https://visitability.org/
Yes, Hours of Operation: Building construction or site work shall be limited to the hours of six o'clock (6:00) A.M. to ten o'clock (10:00) P.M. If construction is within one thousand feet (1,000') of a residential area, equipment operation shall be limited to the hours of seven thirty o'clock (7:30) A.M. to ten o'clock (10:00) P.M., and auxiliary construction lighting shall be limited to one hour before sunrise and one hour after sunset, unless otherwise approved by the administrator. On Sunday, the hours of operation are limited to nine o'clock (9:00) A.M. to six o'clock (6:00) P.M. Hours of operation may be extended with the approval of the city depending on natural events or other concerns which may require continuous operation.
The City of McCall will be collecting McCall Fire Protection District fees as a part of building permits. Effective October 14th, 2023, Developers constructing a NEW Dwelling Unit - homes or apartments - in McCall will now pay $1,845 per unit, or 74 cents per square foot, for NEW commercial spaces. For more information, please visit https://www.mccall.id.us/fireimpactfees or the McCall Fire Protection District here: https://www.mccallfire.com/