305 West Watson, Lewistown, MT 59457       Phone: (406) 535-1760       Fax: (406) 535-3323



Building Department

Learn about codes, permits and more

To obtain a building permit you will need to bring the necessary documents to the Building Department, located at 308 4th Avenue South, in Lewistown. Once the plans for your project are approved you will be issued a building permit. Please remember your contractor will need to have a valid city business license.

Adoption of the 2021 edition of the Building Codes

Residential Building Permit Requirements

Commercial Building Permit Requirements

Standards for Design and Construction

Development Review Checklist


Contact: Joe Ward, Building Inspector
Phone: (406) 535-1776
Fax: (406) 535-3058
Email: building@ci.lewistown.mt.us