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Carbon County Montana

17 W. 11th St, PO Box 887, Red Lodge, MT, 59068, US

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Group 1 Development Permit Application (Residential Use Only)

The following form must be completed for all NEW residential uses in Carbon County. You do not need to complete this form if you are constructing an addition on an existing residential structure. The application MUST be complete at the time of submittal. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Permit fee is $50.

1. Applicant Information:

Full Name

Applicant Mailing Address

Please select preferred contact method:

How would you like to receive your permit?

Property Information:

Owner Full Name

Physical Address

2. Site Evaluation

Is there surface water on your property?

3. Design Criteria

Required setbacks are 10' from any side lot line, 20' from any rear lotline and 30' from any front lot line and street right of way. Structures are prohibited in right-of-ways and easements.

4. Other Permits

What other County Permits have you applied for? (Choose all that apply)

Required Attachments

Required files include a general Site Plan and any other needed County permits.
Site plan must include:
  • Map of property boundary
  • Footprint of existing buildings or structures
  • Footprint of proposed buildings or structures
  • Setbacks from property lines, roadways, easements, and right-of-ways
  • Existing and proposed access to property (roadways, driveways, parking, etc.)
  • Surface water, drainage, and/or agricultural water
  • Sanitation (i.e. wells, drainfields, etc.)
  • Any easements or right-of-ways

Site Plan may be a PDF, image, or scanned copy.

Please provide as much information as you can!
Example Site Plan



5. Administrative Review Process. The Planning Director will issue a Development Permit within 30 days of a complete application. The Planning Director may issue CONDITIONAL APPROVAL of the permit related to ingress and egress, parking, fencing, screening, landscaping, setbacks, signs and lighting, weed control and conditions to address other reviewing agency concerns.

6. Applicant Statement. Everything included in this application is true and meets all application submittal requirements as found in the Carbon County Development Regulations.

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Permit Fee ($50)

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