Building Division


The Missoula County Building Division is located at 6089 Training Drive - approximately 1 ½ miles west of the Airport off of Hwy 10. Normal business hours are Mon. - Fri. from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Except holidays -- 2017 Schedule). The building division also has a satellite office located in Seeley Lake at 3360 Hwy 83 N.

For information on submittal requirements and to schedule inspections, contact the Building Department at (406) 258-3701.  If building in the Potomac, Seeley Lake or Condon areas, please contact Dennis at (406) 396-8148.

New News


  • NEW: Information Request Policy 

  • Effective July 1, 2017:  The homeowner exemption that allows a homeowner to do their own electrical work will no longer apply to grid-tied generators.  After July 1, 2017 a Licensed Electrician with the State of Montana must obtain an electrical permit and do the work when installing a grid-tied generator. Please read SB0036 for more information.

  • Code Enforcement Program

  • Are you in the market to purchase a new home?  See our Homeowners Resource Guide for tips to help you navigate thru some of the road bumps!


 FINAL web Homeowner Info Brochure 2017   FINAL web Homeowner Info Brochure 2017 (1)





Located Outside Missoula County

If you are located OUTSIDE of Missoula County, you may still need a permit.  Please refer to the State Department of Labor & Industry to see if a permit is required in your area.

If you have questions about State permitting and codes, click here.




Apply for Permits Online

Missoula County Public Works' Building Division has upgraded our permitting software system to the new Odyssey program.

Odyssey Advantages:

Forms of payment accepted will be:  Visa/MC/Discover/Cash/Check & E-Check (E-checks have a $1 per transaction flat fee.)  As of 9/16/15, credit card transaction fee's are $1.25 + .01995%.

Building Permits Fees

The plan review fee is calculated at the time of application. Checks must be made for the exact amount at the time of application.  Please do not write checks prior to this time.

When the Building Permit is ready to be issued, the applicant will be contacted by MCPW staff and the amount due for the Building Permit will be given at that time. Please refrain from trying to pre-pay for a Building Permit.

If you have any questions regarding the above, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

Permit Information


When filling out permit applications, please provide detailed information in the 'proposed work' section.

Submitted plans must be stamped 'FOR CONSTRUCTION'. We cannot accept plans without this clearly marked.


Commercial Construction: If you will be submitting plans for a commercial project, please contact us to schedule a meeting with our Building Official or Plans Examiner prior to submittal.

Residential Construction:





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