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Jefferson County adopted the Zoning Ordinance on September 15, 2015. See the Jefferson County Zoning Ordinance.
Jefferson County adopted the Subdivision Ordinance on May 21, 2021. See Jefferson County Subdivision Ordinance.
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Jefferson County adopted the 2012 International Building Code and International Residential Code on February 22, 2017. See Ordinance 2017-01 (PDF) adopting the 2012 Building Codes.Learn more about the 2012 International Building Code.Learn more about the 2012 International Residential Code.
View our document about Structures Needing Permits (PDF).
View our document about the Building Permit Process (PDF).
Please review the following regarding what's needed for your specific permit:
View our document about Inspection Information and Checklists (PDF).
For the answer to this question, please view our Agriculture Exemption Packet (PDF).
If you have additional questions, please call 208-745-9220.