What Do We Do?      

The Planning Department is responsible for land use planning activities in the County. The Planning Department serves the public through developing and administering land use regulations such as: subdivisions, citizen-initiated zoning, floodplains, rural improvement districts, and building for lease or rent. The Planning Department also serves the public through the development of long range plans such as the Growth Policy and the Active Transportation Plan as well as the administration of land use projects like the Gardiner Gateway Project and the Silver Gate Park Strategic Plan. Our staff is available  to talk about any aspect of land use and development in Park County.

Contact Information414 East Callender St.
Livingston, MT 59047
P (406) 222-4102
F (406) 222-4109

Planning Staff:
William Michael Inman (Director)
Lawson Moorman



While we strive to be available for walk-in public, we are occasionally out in the field or attending meetings. For your convenience, appointments are preferred.  

                                            ZONING DISTRICT REVIEW


Notice is hereby given that the Park County Commission on November 15, 2018, adopted a Resolution of Intention to adopt zoning district boundaries and zoning regulations for an aera describes as; ¾ of a mile on either side of the centerline of US HWY 89 South, extending south from the city limits of Livingston, Montana and terminating at the northern edge of the Gardiner Resort Tax Area District boundary. The District also includes ¾ of a mile on either side of East River Road, Old Yellowstone Trail South Road and Old Yellowstone Trail North Road, and all areas inbetween.  Written public comment will be accepted for thirty (30) days from November 30th at 5:00pm, the date of the first publication of this notice.


                                             Zoning District Regulations

The proposed Zoning District Regulations will regulate off-premise and on-premise signage throughout the district.

Copies of the proposed zoning district boundary map and regulations are on file with the Park County Clerk and Recorder, 414 East Callender Street, Livingston, Montana, and on the Park County website at

Written comments may be made to the Park County Commission at 414 East Callender Street, Livingston, Montana, 59047 or by emailing comments to or

Click here to view the proposed Zoning District Regulations

Click here to view the proposed Zoning District Boundary

Click here to view a signed copy of the Resolution of Intent to create the proposed Zoning District 

                                COOKE CITY ZONING REGULATION UPDATE

Click here to review a copy of the proposed Cooke City/ Silvergate/ Coulter Pass Zoning Regulations Update. The Cooke City/ Silvergate/ Coulter Pass Zoning Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on August 22, 2018 at 5pm in the Cooke City Rural Fire Hall located at 202 Main Street West, Cooke City, MT. The Park County Zoning Commission will hold a subsequent public hearing on September 18, 2018 at 2pm in the City/County Complex Community Room located at 414 East Callender St., Livingston, MT.  The purpose of both public hearings is to solicit public comments concerning a proposed update of the Cooke City/Silvergate/Coulter Pass Zoning Regulations. The district update is being proposed under Montana Code Annotated 76-2-101 and would not amend the boundaries of the existing district.  The proposed zoning regulation update is available for public inspection at the Clerk and Recorder’s Office and on the county website at Members of the public are encouraged to attend and provide public comment to the Zoning Advisory Committee and County Zoning Commission as part of their consideration. Written public comments will be accepted up to, and during the Zoning Commission hearing scheduled for September 18, 2018. For more information please contact the Park County Planning Department at 406.222.4102 or email