Pioneer has prepared a guide to help define things like encroachments, easements and other irrigation right-of-way related information.
If you wish to have a piece of property included into Pioneer's district for irrigation, you must petition the Board of Directors for annexation. Start the process by sending a letter to the Board of Directors to the address at the bottom of this page, requesting annexation into the District. The letter must include the following:
Once Pioneer has received this information, the District will:
You will be notified as to the status of your petition at every step of the way.
We are in the process of updating our Project fees. Fees are as follow:
Application for Encroachment Fees: $3000.00 ($1500.00 Engineering, $1000.00 Legal & $500.00 admin)
General Utility fees: $500.00
As development continues to increase in the area, Pioneer is providing the following information to help developers working with, in and around Pioneer facilities. Questions related to development should be directed to Assistant Superintendent Dave Watkins at (208) 459-3617.
Pioneer offers a set of Standards and Specifications that govern development and building in and around irrigation facilities and equipment. You can click below for a downloadable PDF version of all the standards documents. If there is more than one document listed, all must be considered together as the whole Standards and Specifications.
Download the Encroachment Procedures - updated 2/18/2021- Process of updating fees.
Download the Application for Encroachment - updated 2/18/2021
ANNEXING INTO PIONEER'S DISTRICT FOR IRRIGATION
Pioneer has defined procedures to be followed in cases where development encroaches upon irrigation facilities.
One set is for encroachments that are applied for prior to construction and these are listed with the Standards and Specifications to the left.
The other is how Pioneer will handle encroachments that did not obtain prior permission.
Click here to download the Unauthorized Encroachment Procedures - updated 2/14/2015
CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS & SPECIFICATIONS