Announcements and Important Information

Missoula County Zoning Regulation Maintenance Update

An annual maintenance update to the Missoula County Zoning Regulations took effect September 14th, 2023. Projects submitted after this date will be reviewed under the updated code. This routine maintenance update does not amend policy, but provides clarity to existing regulations. Refer to the updated Zoning Regulations, dated September 14th, 2023, on our website. Please contact the Department of Planning, Development and Sustainability at [email protected] or 406.258.4642 if you have questions.

NEW: Missoula County-City rebate program will offer $500 for a heat pump water heater and an additional $75 for completing a satisfaction survey. You can find more information here.

The Board of County Commissioners for Missoula County passed Resolution 2022-123 pertaining to fee clarifications, form changes, 200 sq.ft. exemption definition clarification and the adoption of International Residential Code appendices Q, Tiny Houses and Strawbale Construction. You can find more details here.

To help the public during COVID, the Missoula County Building Division absorbed credit card fees. Starting Wednesday, June 1, 2022, the division will again apply a 3.2% third-party fee to all credit and debit card transactions.

The Seeley Lake office is permanently closed.

  • Please visit to start the permitting process and call the main Building Division line above if you need help.

Check out the Missoula County Building Division's Guide to Building Code Updates and  Tip Sheets

Office and Upcoming Closures


Upcoming closures.


NEW!!! Online Inspection Scheduler

Please take advantage of this convenient, easy to use feature to help save time.

Inspections can be requested 24 hours in advance. We cannot guarantee same day inspections, but will accommodate as schedules allow. Inspection requests can be sent to [email protected] or made by calling 406-258-3701 and select option #1 and leaving a message.