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The mission of the Division of Building Safety (DBS) is to safeguard the citizens of Idaho through responsible administration of building and construction-related safety and licensure standards while promoting a positive business climate.

The Division of Building Safety is host to seven regulatory boards within the Executive Office of the Governor. They are:

The Division's Industrial Safety Program performs annual safety inspections of public schools and state-owned buildings and monitors the safety certification of elevators and escalators statewide. DBS also operates Idaho's Logging Safety Program.




Chris Jensen, Administrator
Ron Whitney, Deputy Administrator

Meridian Office Location

Meridian Office

1090 E. Watertower Street, Suite 150
Meridian, ID 83642 [Map]

800-955-3044 toll free
877-810-2840 fax

Office Hours:
8:00 - 5:00 (MST)