Planning & Zoning

Our Mission

For the purpose of promoting health, safety, morals, public convenience, general prosperity and public welfare, to conserve and protect property and property values; to secure the most appropriate use of land; and to facilitate adequate but economical provision of public improvements, all in accordance with a comprehensive plan, the Board of Commissioners of Billings County finds it necessary and advisable to regulate the location, height, bulk, number of stories and size of buildings and other structures.

New Construction or Change of Use

Building & Zoning Certificates are required, reviewed, and approved by the Planning & Zoning Department, Zoning Board, and the Board of County Commissioners before:

  • beginning any new construction,
  • moving a building or structure,
  • whenever the outside dimensions of an existing building are altered
  • changing the use of the property, or
  • subdividing land.

Please be advised that if you are to build or bring in any new structures to your property, you are required to contact our office for a Zoning Application before you do any building.

Zoning Schedule

MonthDeadline for Applications*Published in BC PioneerZoning Board Meeting Date
1:00pm
Final Review
by County Commissioners
March
CANCELLED
Feb. 25
March 4 & 11
Thursday, March 18
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
AprilMarch 25April 1 & 8
Thursday, April 15
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
MayApril 29May 6 & 13Thursday, May 20
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
JuneMay 27June 3 & 10Thursday, June 17Tuesday, July 6
JulyJune 24July 1 & 8Thursday, July 15Tuesday, August 3

Applications must be received by 4:00 PM on the noted date. Dates and times are subject to change.

*If no items or applications have been received by the deadline, the meeting will be cancelled.

  1. Notice of Zoning Amendment

    The Billings County Commission has adopted the following amendments to the Zoning Ordinance: 2.3(35.1) Definition of Domestic Fowl 5.1.1(a) Permitted uses in Ag Districts 5.2.2(h) Conditionally permitted uses in Residential Districts – Domestic Fowl Read on...
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