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, 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.

The Park County Planning Board is currently working with Planning Staff to develop a draft Park County Community Decay Ordinance in conjuction with Goal 16 of the Park County Growth Policy. The Planning Board is still very early in the process, and have yet to vote to make a recommendation to the Park County Commission to pursue the process of creating a Park County Community Decay Ordinance. The Park County Planning Board operates in an advisory capacity and any future decisions to begin the process to create a Community Decay Ordinance must come from the Park County Commission. 

You may view the Draft Community Decay Ordiannce by clicking on the link below. If interested, please submit a comment to the Planning Department or attend the next scheduled Planning Board meeting. 

Planning Board's Working Draft Community Decay Ordinance

The Park County Commission will be holding a public hearing on April 16, 2019 at 10:00am in the Community Room of the City County Complex, located at 414 East Callender Street, Livingston, MT. The purpose of the public hearing is to consider updating and amending the Buildings for Lease or Rent Regulations to limit the location of employee housing exemption to the same parcel(s) as the principle business or employer. The Draft Buildings for Lease or Rent Regulations cab be viewed by clicking the link below or by obtaining a copy at the Park County Planning Department. Electronic copies can be emailed upon request by emailing  Members of the public are encouraged to attend and provide public comment. Written comments can be submitted in writing by mailing comments to the Park County Commission at 414 East Callender Street, Livingston, MT 59047 or by emailing For more information please call 406.222.4102 or email

Draft Building for Lease or Rent Regulations