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City of Nampa

Posted on: August 3, 2020

Nampa Development Services Center to remain closed to public through end of August

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The Development Services Center, located at 500 12th Avenue South, will remain closed to the public through August 31, 2020. The closure is to ensure we have adequate staff to perform the services required by our citizens and includes the following departments: Building Safety & Facilities Development, Economic & Community Development, Engineering / GIS, Environmental Compliance, Planning & Zoning and Public Works Administration. 


Meetings, if needed, will be scheduled by appointment, or take place via virtual platform.

Building Department will be available to service clients by phone (208-468-5435) and email (buildingpermits@cityofnampa.us).

Planning & Zoning will be accessible via phone (208-468-4430) and email (pzall@cityofnampa.us) and will continue to perform inspections as deemed necessary. Public hearings will be noticed as usual and will offer webinar testimony and distanced in-person if required

Environmental Compliance will be available to service clients by phone (208-565-5257) and email (jenkinse@cityofnampa.us).

Public Works Administration Office will be closed to in-person meetings; however, office staff will be available to answer your questions by phone (208-565-6262) and email (mccreet@cityofnampa.us).

Additional information on other departments with the City of Nampa are listed below:

Nampa City Hall will remain open but we ask that transactions take place via email or phone to limit in-person contact. When entering City Hall, to reduce exposure to our employees, face coverings are strongly encouraged.

Clerk’s Office / Passports: Passport service is currently suspended by the Federal Government. We will continue to process online permits and licenses (https://cityofnampa.us/143/City-Clerk). Staff is available to respond to phone (208-468-5426) and email (clerks@cityofnampa.us) communication. To ensure an online application was received, and to confirm any required payment, please call. The clerk’s office is still processing the following applications: alarm installers, alcohol (beer, wine and liquor), amusement, catering, concessions, peddlers, private investigators, special event permit, and tree removal and pruning. The clerk’s office is also processing public records requests online.

Utility Billing will remain open from 8:30am-5pm but customers are encouraged to conduct transactions via phone (208-468-5711), website (cityofnampa.us), or drive-thru drop box located outside utility billing. Questions can also be emailed to utility@cityofnampa.us.

City of Nampa Library: 

  • Curbside pickup remains available along with an added alleyway pickup between the library and parking garage
  • Hours will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 12pm-4pm and Thursday 2pm – 6pm
  • More information will be on the library website at http://nampalibrary.org or residents may call 208-468-5800.

The Nampa Recreation Center and City of Nampa Golf Courses will remain open at this time. 

Dedicated Communication Channels:

The City of Nampa has also established the following communication channels to share information and updates with the public:

  • Email questions or concerns specific to COVID-19 in our community to nampaready@cityofnampa.us.
  • For more information and community resources, visit nampaready.com.
  • The City of Nampa will continue to post updates primarily through our website, Nextdoor and Facebook, as well as Instagram and Twitter.

The safety and well-being of our residents, first responders, health care workers, and employees is our first priority. We will continue to follow recommendations from SW District Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local authorities. We appreciate the community’s support, help and patience during this challenging season. 

Please wear a face covering to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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