The legislature hereby authorizes all incorporated cities:

Terms Used In Idaho Code 50-2601

  • Business: means all types of business, including vacant structures, common areas, and lots within the district, and including professions. See Idaho Code 50-2602
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114
(1)  To establish business improvement districts, hereafter referred to as district or districts, for the following purposes:
(a)  The acquisition, construction or maintenance of parking facilities for the benefit of the district;
(b)  Physical improvement and decoration of any public space in the district;
(c)  Promotion of public events which are to take place on or in public places in the district;
(d)  The acquisition and operation of transportation services to promote retail trade activities within the district; and
(e)  The general promotion of retail trade activities in the district.
(2)  To levy special assessments on all businesses or business property within the district and specially benefited by a business improvement district to pay the damages or costs incurred therein as provided in this chapter.