Community Development Department

Building Department and Planning & Zoning

Gary Pawson, Chief Building Official



This department is responsible for planning, zoning, building permits and inspections within the City of Burley.  Planning and Zoning is performed by the chief building official and the Planning and Zoning Committee.  These individuals with the help and support of city staff, update the Comprehensive plan, review subdivision plats, and review and recommend zoning changes to the Burley City Council.

The City of Burley  issues building permits within the City of Burley.  Electrical, and plumbing permits are issued by the State of Idaho.  Do not commence any construction without consulting the Chief Building Official.  The city zoning map and building permit is available online by following the links below.

City of Burley Zoning Map

Building Permit

Electrical Permit

HVAC Permit

Plumbing Permit

Zoning Map


If you have Adobe Reader 11 you can click on the links above fill out, save and then email it to the City Building Official at

If not see directions below.

Download the form to your computer, save, fill out the form, save and then email it to the City Building Official at: