The Cascade County Planning Department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the County's:
Building for Lease or Rent Regulations
Overall Land Use Management for the County
State of Montana Subdivision and Platting Act
In addition, the Planning Department oversees road abandonments, conflicts, and questions regarding land use and land use regulations, community decay investigation and enforcements, junk vehicle removal and disposal, as well as administration of the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Planning & Development
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. You can visit the Planning staff at the Planning Department's office. If you would like to meet with office staff to discuss an application or receive direct assistance from a planner or the mapping technician, please schedule an appointment.
The Planning Department currently consists of:
Code Compliance Officer
The Map Room
Please schedule a time to view the Map Room at least 24 hours in advance using the Planning Department's Public Document Copy/Inspection Request Form. Copies of public documents in the Map Room shall also be requested using this form. Certificate of Surveys and Plats are officially filed and recorded with the Clerk and Recorder's Office for the public's inspection and copying.