Permits and Fees

Permits and Fees

Our most widely requested permit applications are available for download in PDF format. Building related forms and land use applications are located on our Planning and Zoning Page. If you have any questions about filling out the forms or if a particular permit is required, please call City Hall for assistance at (208)-267-3105.

Fee Schedule For a list of current fees, see the attached Fee Resolution.

Business License Application

Required for all businesses located withing the city limits. The fee is $25. Please note that a new permit is required if there is a change of ownership or if the location changes.

Business License Application

Renewal business license application

Peddler License Application

Generally required for all entities conducting business within the city limits that do not have a permanent location within the city. Please see Title 3, Chapter 4 of the Bonners Ferry Code for the requirements and conditions of this permit. The fee is $35/year or $10/week for Bonners Ferry residents, $45/year or $15/week for out of town residents and $55/year or $20/week for out of state residents.

Alcoholic Beverage License Permit

Required for all entities selling alcohol with the City. The permit fees are listed in the application.

Special Event Application

Required for any special event within the City. The fee is $135 for local organizations with more than 30 days notice, $200 for local organizations with less than 30 days notice, or $200 for out of county organizations. These prices include the $100 clean-up fee, which may be refundable.

Special Events and Parade Application

Required for any Special Event/Parade within the City. The fee is $35 for local organizations with more than 30 days notice, $100 for local organizations with less than 30 days notice

Catering Permit Application

Required for catering within the City. The fee is $20 per day.

Right of Way Encroachment Permit Application

Required for any excavation in the public right-of-way, construction of any structure (overhead or underground) on the public right-of-way, or a new access or modification of an access to the public right-of-way. The refundable fee is $250.

Dog License Fee

All dogs are required to have a dog license, which needs to be renewed each year. The cost is $12 if purchased by January 31, or $24 if purchased after January 31. The licenses are purchased at City Hall.

Questions About Permits and Fees?

Call us @

208-267-3105