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Lake County Planning Department

The Planning Department works with the Lake County Commissioners & other boards, other county departments, and state, local, & Tribal governments to promote responsible development, growth, & land uses in Lake County.
Tasks assigned to the Planning Department include:
·  General long-range planning
·  Growth Policy development and implementation
·  Developing & reviewing new planning regulations and regulation updates, revisions, and     amendments
·  Subdivision review
·  Subdivision exemption claim examinations
·  Survey review and routing (certificates of survey, subdivision plats, and amended plats)
·  Zoning administration and permitting
·  Building notification permitting
·  Floodplain development and permitting
·  Lakeshore construction permitting
·  Capital Improvements Planning (CIP)
·  Addressing and road names in conjunction with the
GIS Department. 

Informal Project ReviewThe Planning Department is located on the 3rd floor of the Lake County Courthouse, at the offices of Environmental Health and Planning. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The department and the courthouse are closed on county-recognized holidays.

Lake County Planning Department
106 4th Avenue East
Polson, MT 59860

Phone:         406-883-7235
Fax:            406-883-7205

Parks and Trail Plan

LaDana Hintz, Director, Floodplain Administrator

Robert Costa, Planner

Lita Fonda, Administrative Assistant

The Lake County Planning Department serves as county planning staff for the following boards:


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