County Services Available Online and by Phone

 

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County Services and information Available Online and by Phone

Clerk and Recorder/Treasurer

Lewis and Clark County Treasurer/Clerk and Recorder announces office closures and restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  To further limit exposure with both staff and the public, the following services will be available through mail and online only beginning at five p.m., March 23rd.

The Clerk and Recorder/Treasurer services are available on an emergency basis by calling the department you need during regular office hours. If nobody answers, please leave a voicemail and someone will get back to you as soon as possible:

  • Elections (406) 447-8339
  • Records (406) 447-8337
  • Tax Department (406) 447-8329
  • Motor Vehicle Department (406) 447-8328
  • Accounting Department (406) 447-8327
 

Burn Permits

Renew at  https://app.mt.gov/burnpermit/

Elections

Voter Registration and Elections Online Services

Voter Registration and Elections Phone Services

  • Most updates and requests require a signed form; however, if you call our office at 447-8339 we can look up your registration information and mail you any forms you need.
 

E-Recording

https://www.lccountymt.gov/car/records.html

Motor Vehicle Registration

Renewals

  • Vehicles no more than one month expired may renew here: https://app.mt.gov/vrr/renewal/index.html. Please make sure the mailing address listed on your current registration is correct. Please come in to renew if you have moved.
  • Through the mail*.
  • Drop payment in the Red Box in Lobby.
  • Expired (over one month) and permanent renewals maybe be requested on-line here: https://app.mt.gov/accessgov/lewisandclark-clerk-treasurer. Please allow 10-14 business days to receive your renewal.
  • We are now open at 7:30 am on a first-come/first-serve basis. Tickets are put out shortly after 7:00 am. At this time there is not a separate line for renewal customers.

40-Day Temporary Permits

Dealer/lender sending paperwork to MVD:

  • If you received a letter from Lewis & Clark County notifying you that paperwork is in the office, you may register via e-mail here: https://app.mt.gov/accessgov/lewisandclark-clerk-treasurer. Please allow 10-14 business days to receive license plates.
  • We are now open at 7:30 am on a first-come/first-serve basis and by appointment. Tickets are put out shortly after 7:00 am. You may call 406-447-8328 to make an appointment. Phones are answered 7:30 am-4:00 pm. Please continue to call rather then leaving a message.

Customer with paperwork in-hand:

  • We are now open at 7:30 am on a first-come/first-serve basis and by appointment. Tickets are put out shortly after 7 am. You may call 406-447-8328 to make an appointment. Phones are answered 7:30 am-4:00 pm. Please continue to call rather then leaving a message.
 

Pay property taxes 

https://www.lccountymt.gov/car/tax-information.html

Record documents 

https://www.lccountymt.gov/car/records.html

Responding to recording information requests by e-mail to records(at)lccountymt.gov or phone at 447-8337

Request vital records

https://www.lccountymt.gov/car/records.html

Email completed forms to records(at)lccountymt.gov 

Review and file surveys

Call 447-8337 to coordinate

Search documents

https://eagle-web.lccountymt.gov/recorder/web/


Permits and Applications for Building and Development

Addressing applications

https://www.lccountymt.gov/cdp/permits/address-applications.html 

Approach permits

https://www.lccountymt.gov/cdp/permits/approach-permits.html

Encroachment agreements

https://www.lccountymt.gov/cdp/permits/encroachment-agreements.html

Floodplain permits

https://www.lccountymt.gov/cdp/permits/flood-plain-permits.html

GIS and Map Services

https://www.lccountymt.gov/it/gis-maps.html 

Subdivision applications

https://www.lccountymt.gov/cdp/permits/subdivision-applications.html

 

All permits processed on a regular basis are online: https://www.lccountymt.gov/cdp/permits.html.
Email to planning(at)lccountymt.gov or call 447-8374.


Clerk of Court

Marriage Licenses

https://www.lccountymt.gov/cdc/marriage-license.html

If document is pre-filled out, it should not take long to issue marriage licenses.

Records Requests

https://www.lccountymt.gov/cdc/copies-and-search-requests.html

Filing

https://www.lccountymt.gov/cdc/email-filing.html

Filing can be done by email and staff can then call to get payment.

District Court Calendars

https://www.lccountymt.gov/cdc/calendars.html

Jury Information

https://www.lccountymt.gov/cdc/jurypool.html


Environmental

East Helena property cleanup status

https://helenamtmaps.maps.arcgis.com/

East Helena soil displacement permit

https://www.skipthepaper.com/myApplication.aspx?myApp=026420CF-7E5E-415F-9F38-C38BBDC3D22C

Septic permits

https://www.skipthepaper.com/myApplication.aspx?myApp=1B341D0E-2691-410E-B30D-FCCAB07794A0 

General information

https://www.lccountymt.gov/health/environmental-health.html