City of Bozeman | Planning Division

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Why Bozeman Plans

The Planning Division of Community Development is primarily responsible for furthering the goals of the Bozeman Community Plans and maintaining the Bozeman Municipal Code in order to:

  • Promote public health and safety
  • Create a functional community that is beautiful, healthful and efficient
  • Balance the desires of the City Commission, Developers and Individuals in the Community
  • Support economic development

Walk-In Services:

  • Using the Planning Division Website
  • Building Permit Questions
  • Business Licenses including Standard, Mobile Vending, Medical Marijuana and Short Term Rentals
  • Viewing Project Files
  • Requesting Copies of Application Materials ($0.50/page)

Services by Appointment:

Completeness Reviews

If you are submitting one of the following projects, be sure to click on the link below to schedule an intake meeting for submittal:

  • Site Plan
  • Master Site Plan
  • Conditional Use Permit
  • Zoning Variance
  • Zone Map Amendment
  • UDC Text Amendment
  • Growth Policy Amendment
  • Annexation, Regulated Activities in Wetlands
  • Subdivision Pre-Application
  • Subdivision Preliminary Plat
  • PUD Concept Plan, or PUD Preliminary Plan.

**Smaller projects can be submitted during Planner-On-Call Office Hours (see below) 


Planner-On-Call Office Hours

Other Questions?  Schedule during Planner-On-Call Hours using the 'Schedule Now' link to meet with a Planner one on one.  These services include:

  • Project-Specific Planning & Zoning Questions
  • Property-Specific Planning & Zoning Questions
  • Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) & Historic Preservation Questions
  • Planning File Search
  • Small Project Drop-Off
  • Project Revisions Drop-Off



**Please note that no Planners are available during the weekly Staff Meeting on Thursdays from 3 PM until Close**


View Our Interactive Map Below for Projects that Have Been Proposed

Click HERE for our full Community Development Map Viewer


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