Idaho Official Government Website


Idaho Division of Building Safety

DBS licenses the following occupations:

  • Plumbers and plumbing contractors
  • Electricians and electrical contractors
  • HVAC technicians and contractors
  • Public works contractors and public works construction managers
  • Manufactured and modular housing manufacturers, retailers, resale brokers, service companies, salespersons and installers

The agency issues permits to contractors and homeowners to perform electrical, plumbing or HVAC installations and replacements. DBS also inspects elevators, boilers and pressure vessels, oversees logging and industrial safety and issues permits to rehabilitate older mobile homes.

For details, visit the DBS website.

Idaho State Police

The following divisions oversee business activities: