As part of a Fire Adapted Community, local leaders gather to define areas prone to wildfire and develop strategies to mitigating risk. Below are some helpful resources.

Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI)

Ada County and the City of Boise have made efforts to define the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) or Wildland-Urban Fire Interface (WUFI), the transitional zone between open-space and the built environment.

City of Boise WUI map

Ada County WUFI map

2012 International Wildland-Urban Interface Code

City Permits and Planning

Local jurisdictions have specific requirements for constructing in designated wildland-urban interface areas. Also, there may be prohibitions on certain activities, such as open burning and fireworks, within these designated WUI areas.

For specific information see: