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  • Veterans Memorial Plaza
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  • Lake Coeur d'Alene
  • Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course
  • North Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River
  • Post Falls Dam on Spokane River
  • Sandbar on Hayden Lake
  • Centennial Trail on Spokane River
  • Aerial View of the Coeur d'Alene Airport
Kootenai County Courthouse1 Veterans Memorial Plaza2 Winter in Coeur d'Alene3 Arrow Point on Lake Coeur d'Alene4 Lake Coeur d'Alene5 Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course6 North Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River7 Post Falls Dam on Spokane River8 Sandbar on Hayden Lake9 Centennial Trail on Spokane River10 Aerial View of the Coeur d'Alene Airport11
Current News and Events

11/7/2017 - City-Fire Election

Ballots will include taxing district candidates for the following districts:

  • Mayoral seats in some cities
  • City Council seats in all cities
  • Fire District Commissioners seats in some districts

Please click here for a list of candidates.


Early Voting will be available at the County Elections Office October 16 through November 3. The Elections Office is open Mond... [Read More]

3/22/2017 - Employment Opportunities

Are you looking for a rewarding career where you have the opportunity to serve your community? Kootenai County, located in beautiful Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, is currently hiring for various unique jobs.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including an 11.32% (11.66% for public safety) employer contribution to a pension plan (PERSI). PERSI members are fully vested after 5 years of employment, and receive a lifetime monthly payment upon retirement. [Read More]

12/1/2017 - HPC Annual Essay Contest

Kootenai County Historic Preservation Commission's (HPC's) fourth annual Student Essay Contest on Kootenai County History. The theme for the 2017-2018 school year contest is "Kootenai County in 1910." Your goal is to convince a gentleman from that time to move his business and family to Kootenai County.

Essay submissions must be e-mailed to diski@live.com no later than Friday, December 1, 2017.
Use of e-mail is necessary to ensure proper recording and tracking.




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1/1/2017 - Kootenai County Annual Boat Launch Pass

Your pass may be purchased on-line and the County Parks and Waterways Department will mail it to you.

Click here to view sites where Boat Launch Passes are required. Annual launch passes for your vehicle may be purchased for $25 for b... [Read More]

3/24/2016 - Poll Workers Needed!



Poll Workers needed! For more information please click here.



5/16/2017 - May 16, 2017 Taxing District Election



Click here to view May 16 Taxing District Election Results.



5/4/2016 - 2016 Solid Waste Analysis Available

Download 2016 Solid Waste Analysis Report here.

The annual report is an important historical record and planning tool. Utilizing historical data, the Solid Waste Department can address current obligations while looking to the demands of the future.

All detailed reporting information can be viewed at the Idaho DEQ Office in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho or at the administration office of the... [Read More]

3/24/2016 - Land Use and Development Code Available

Please click here for a copy of the Kootenai County Land Use and Development Code.

Please email Community Development Director David Callahan at dcallahan@kcgov.us with any questions or concerns.

1/2/2014 - Coeur d'Alene Airport 2012 Master Plan


The Coeur d'Alene Airport 2012 Master Plan is available here. This Plan provides information on historic and current airport activities, evaluates projected future airport activities, and identifies a plan to direct and accommodate airport improvement and development - all in an effort to expand Coeur d'Alene Airport's service to its users and its community.

3/29/2017 - KOOTENAI COUNTY TRANSIT SYSTEM TITLE VI SERVICE AND FARE EQUITY ANALYSIS

The Kootenai County Transit System Title VI Service and Fare Equity Analysis project is a comparative analysis of existing transit service, potential alternatives and future service needs to identify opportunities for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of service provision to minorities, veterans, seniors, low-income and disabled populations, as well as the general population within the service area that is located in the Kootenai County urbanized area (CDA UZA).

Please cl... [Read More]

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Mission Statement

It is the mission of Kootenai County government to provide professional service with regard to public safety, essential service, preservation of natural resources and the responsible management of public assets for the common well-being of our citizens.


Vision Statement

An innovative, cost effective government the community can be proud of, committed to a high quality of life and excellence in public service.


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Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
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