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P.O. Box 2315
480 East Ave. N.
Ketchum, ID  83340
Ph: 208.726.3841
Fax: 208.726.8234
Building Services
The Ketchum Planning and Building Department is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of construction, life safety, and health. Our first line of defense is the adoption of the International Family of Codes, which detail proper construction standards, egress and fire safety and the enforcement of these standards.

2012 Fire, Building and Energy Code Amendments
The city of Ketchum adopted the 2012 building codes, as amended by the city, effective January 1, 2015. Click on the links to view the draft code amendments.

IBC, IRC, IECC, IEBC, IPMC 2012 Ordinance #1126

IFC 2012 Ordinance #1125

Building Inspections
A 24-hour notice is required for all inspections. Call 1-800-839-9239  to schedule an inspection. Please make sure you have the following information when calling:
  • Address
  • Permit number
  • Request morning or afternoon
  • Type of inspection

Your inspection will be scheduled for the following work day. Inspections will not be performed without required permits. Inspection card(s) and plans must be on the job site and the contractor, agent, or owner must be present.

Building Permits
To apply for a building permit, the applicant must submit an application to the Ketchum Building Division office and pay the necessary fees. At that time, the applicant will receive a building permit number. The applicant will be given instructions to setup an account on the ProjectDox website and upload the construction documents. Please note that many construction projects require design review approval.

Additional Documents

Contact Us
Jim Lynch
Building Inspector

Tracey Thomas
Building Assistant

PO Box 2315
480 East Avenue North
Ketchum, ID 83340