Welcome to the City of Helena, Building Division

Building permits are very beneficial to you and your community. By working with expert code officials, you will benefit from their knowledge of building codes to ensure your construction project is built right, will be safe, and will last.

The Building Division's staff are dedicated in helping you build Helena's future together.

Payments may be made by credit/debit cards, cash or checks.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the guidelines for building a fence?

Fence Guidelines Within the City of Helena

How to report or inquire about sight obstructions?

As outlined in City Ordinance, Title 7, Chapter 3, no buildings, structures, off-street parking spaces, fences, walls or landscaping shall be constructed or allowed to grow on any corner lot to impede vision of vehicular or pedestrian traffic.