Planning & Zoning

210 Courthouse Way, Suite 170
Rigby, ID 83442

Phone: (208) 745-9220
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday


The following services at Jefferson County Planning and Zoning are available online, by phone or through a scheduled appointment ONLY:

  • Applications for building permits can be emailed to Submission by email will take additional review time as we get the system operational. Building permits therefore may take up to approximately 15 business days to complete. More complex plans such as commercial structures will continue to take additional time.
  • Property status reports can be emailed to
  • Scheduling inspections and building inspections.
  • Variances and Conditional Use Permits may be submitted and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • We will accept payment for permits at the time the permits are picked up.

At the current time, these services are not available

  • Walk-ins without a scheduled appointment
  • Land use applications (Subdivisions, plat amendments, zone changes, divisions of property/clustering etc.)


Kevin Hathaway, Administrator,

Jenny Kerr, Planner

Tyson Schwartz, Code Compliance Coordinator

Erik Stout, Administrative Assistant


The Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Department with the Planning and Zoning Commission are committed to protecting property rights and enhancing property values through conscientious land-use planning.  The department assists the public under the general direction of the Commissioners. 

Informational Flyers:


Building Department

210 Courthouse Way, Suite 170
Rigby, ID  83442

Phone:  (208) 745-1387

Hours:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday


Jeff Ottley, Building Official

Greg Marley, Building Inspector

Vernon Ulrich, Permit Technician


Jefferson County's Building Department ensures that construction projects conform to the adopted building codes. 



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