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 and the Zoning Board of Adjustment.
If you plan on building or developing land in Cascade County but outside the City of Great Falls, the incorporated towns of Belt, Cascade, or Neihart, please contact this office concerning any applications and regulations that may need to be adhered to prior to any development. Regulations and permit applications are available via the links at the bottom 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.
All fees are non-refundable
|Address||$25.00||8.5" x 11" Sheet||$0.50 First page/.25 after|
|Appeal/Board of Adjustments||$250.00||8.5" x 14" Sheet||$0.50|
|Floodplain Permit||$250.00||11" x 17" Sheet||$0.50|
|Home Occupation Permit||$50.00||17" x 22" Sheet||$2.00|
|Location and Conformance Permit||$50.00||18" x 24" Sheet||$3.00|
|Minor Subdivision||$600.00||22" x 34" Sheet||$4.00|
|Major Subdivision (Preliminary Plat)||$1,000.00 + $50.00/lot||24" x 36" Sheet||$7.00|
|Major Subdivision (Final Plat)||$400.00||24" x 36" Mylar||$10.00|
|Request for Zoning Rule Amendment||$750.00||34" x 44" Sheet||$7.00 ($10.00 if larger)|
|Special Use Permit||$450.00||11" x 17" Map Book||$80.00|
|Unclassified Use Permit||$450.00|