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      Welcome to the Bozeman Planning Division Website!

The Planning Division of Community Development is primarily responsible for furthering the goals of the Bozeman Community Plan (2009) 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

  • Planning Division Website Assistance
  • Building Permit Questions
  • Business Licenses including Standard, Mobile Vending and Medical Marijuana
  • Short Term Rental Assistance - Eligibility & Registration Portal Navigation
  • Project File Viewing (for larger requests, please utilize the City Clerk's Record's Request form)
  • Prints or Copies are available at $0.50/page
  • See Below for Project Drop-off Hours and Appointments

Services by Appointment or Specific Hours

     Planner-On-Call Appointments are Currently Unavailable due to Limited Staff. Please call (406) 582-2260, Opt. #5 with Planning questions or email

    Questions will be routed and answered as soon as possible, but please expect delayed response times.  Thank you for your patience!

Small Project Drop-off 

**Open Hours Mondays & Tuesdays from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM**

Small Projects include the following application types:

  • Commercial Certificate of Appropriateness (CCOA)
  • Concept Review (CONR)
  • Condominium Review (CR)
  • Extension to Approved Plan (EXT)
  • Improvement Agreement (IA)
  • Informal (INF)
  • Modification to an Approved Plan (MOD)
  • Neighborhood Certificate of Appropriateness (NCOA)
  • PUD Final Plan (PUDF)
  • Reasonable Accommodation (RA)
  • Security Reduction/Release (SRR)
  • Special Temporary Use Permit (STUP)
  • Special Use Permit (SUP)
  • Subdivision Exemption (SE)
  • Subdivision Final Plat (FP)
  • Zoning Verification (ZVER)

*For application types not listed, please see Completeness Reviews below*

Completeness Review Drop -off

**Tuesdays from 9 AM until NOON**

   Completeness reviews are required for the following application types:

  • Annexation, Regulated Activities in Wetlands (ANNX)
  • Conditional Use Permit (CUP)
  • Growth Policy Amendment (GPA)
  • Master Site Plan (MSP)
  • PUD Concept Plan (PUDC)
  • PUD Preliminary Plan (PUD)
  • Site Plan (SP)
  • Subdivision Pre-Application (PA)
  • Subdivision Preliminary Plat (PP)
  • Subdivision Variance (SVAR)
  • UDC Text Amendment (ZTA)
  • Zoning Variance (ZVAR)
  • Zone Map Amendment (ZMA)

We no longer require appointments for application submittals for larger projects such as site plans and subdivisions.  Please see the documents below for the new process to check applications for intake. 

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