Permits & Inspections

For permitting questions, call 406-552-6630. Permit applications, approval time, and relevant codes are listed by individual permit type below.


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Inspections for existing permits can be scheduled by texting (888) 413-4439, online, or by calling 406-552-6040. Building inspection information is on our resources page. Engineering and Utility Inspections information can be found here

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Development Services Permit Types

The following permits are available in the Development Services Office, located on the west end of the first floor in City Hall. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.


All connections and repairs to the city's sewer system require an excavation permit from Development Services. For other permit types, the jurisdictional area is the city limits. Any inquiries on building permits outside the city limits, except for city sewer permits, can be directed to the County Building Inspection Office at 406-258-3701.

Other Permits

The following permits are not issued by Development Services. More information is available from the appropriate department's page.

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