Planning
121 4th Street North #2H-2I
Great Falls, MT 59401
1 (406) 454-6905
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6919

Planning [ View all departments ]

The Cascade County Planning Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the County's Subdivision Regulations, Zoning Regulations, Growth Policy, the State of Montana Subdivision and Platting Act, Floodplain Regulations, Location Conformance permits, Fireworks permits, and overall land use management for the County.

In addition, the Planning Director oversees parkland administration, road abandonments, conflicts and questions regarding land use and land use regulations, community decay investigation and enforcements, junk vehicles removal and disposal, as well as administration of the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Park Board.

If you plan on building or developing land outside the City limits and within the boundaries of Cascade County, please contact this office concerning any applications and regulations that may need to be adhered to prior to any development. Regulation documents are available via the links on the left side of this page. They are in PDF format, so you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them. You can also visit our staff at the planning division.

APPLICATIONS FOR ANY PERMIT OR LAND DEVELOPMENT REQUIRES A PRE-APPLICATION MEETING WITH THE PLANNING DIVISION STAFF IN OUR OFFICE. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED VIA MAIL, E-MAIL, FAX OR PHONE

Planning Department Current Fees

All fees are non-refundable

18" x 24" Map $2.00
24" x 36" Map $3.00
24" x 36" Mylar $7.00
Location/Conformance Permit $50.00
Special Use Permit $450.00
Home Occupation Permit $50.00
Zone Change $750.00
Floodplain Permit $250.00
Road Abandonment $150.00
Appeal/Board of Adjustment $250.00
Major Subdivision (Preliminary Plat) $1,000 + $50.00/lot
Major Subdivision (Final Plat) $400.00
Minor Subdivision $600.00

Planning Department Staff

Susan N. Conell<br/>
Planning Director

Susan N. Conell
Planning Director

Greg Avent<br/>
Maproom Specialist

Greg Avent
Maproom Specialist

Jim Shillingburg<br/>
Enforcement Technician

Jim Shillingburg
Enforcement Technician

Nadine Thares<br/>
Administrative Assistant

Nadine Thares
Administrative Assistant

Don Sims<br/>
Planner

Don Sims
Planner

Charlie Stanfield<br/>
Planner

Charlie Stanfield
Planner

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