Announcements and Important Information

The Board of County Commissioners for Missoula County passed Resolution 2022-070 as it pertains to many Missoula County Building Division changes. 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, the division will again apply a 3.3816% third-party fee to all credit and debit card transactions.

A new Portal has been established in our Seeley Lake location for dropping off documents for Public Works. Learn more.

EXCITING NEWS! Missoula County permit customers can pay fees directly online through their account dashboard. PLEASE DO NOT PAY until you have received verification from the Building Department to do so. As always, feel free to reach out to us at 406-258-3701 Option 2 if you encounter any issues with the online system.

Office and Upcoming Closures

Missoula County Public Works/Building Division will be closed on Friday, November 25, 2022.

Upcoming closures.


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 or made by calling 406-258-3701 and leaving a message.

2018 International Energy Conservation Code Adoption

The State of Montana Department of Labor & Industry Building Codes Program adopted administrative rules for the new 2018 International Energy Conservation building code, effective February 13, 2021. Missoula County adopted the proposed Resolution No. 2021-072 on May 13, 2021.