Planning & G.I.S.

The new Cascade County Interactive GIS Mapping Application is now available.  Parcel information is at your fingertips.  Want to find out what zoning district your property is in or want to know if a property is within a FEMA Flood Hazard Zone?  Give it a spin!

Responsibilities

The Cascade County Planning & G.I.S. Department is responsible for the administration and/or enforcement of the County's:

  • Building for Lease or Rent Regulations
  • Zoning Regulations
  • Floodplain Regulations
  • Growth Policy
  • Subdivision Regulations
  • Community Decay Ordinance
  • Junk Vehicle Removal Program
  • Litter Ordinance
  • Tax Abatement Ordinance
  • E911 Address Assignments
  • County Road Establishment, Alterations, and Abandonments
  • Discontinuation of County Streets and Alleys in Unincorporated Towns/Townsites
  • Creations of Rural Special Improvement Districts
  • Acting Secretary for 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 for any development. 

Regulations and permit applications are available online.

Staff

The Department currently consists of:

  • Planning Director
  • G.I.S. Coordinator
  • Three Planners
  • Code Compliance Officer
  • Mapping Technician
  • Administrative Assistant