Planning to build outside of city limits in Lewis and Clark County?  If so, use this 'Construction Checklist' to ensure you have all the permits you may need: PDF 

Permits, Applications and Fees:

The Community Development and Planning Department processes all of the above listed applications, fees associated with those applications, and acts as a liaison between the applicant, various County Departments and entities involved in the permit processes.

Community Development and Planning Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Lewis and Clark County
Community Development and Planning Department
316 N. Park Ave., Helena, MT 59623

Telephone: (406) 447-8374  
Email: planning(at)

Looking to subdivide your property?  Click here for details on scheduling a free pre-application conference.