The Community Development Department

Working in partnership with Helena citizens, businesses and organizations, the city of Helena Community Development Department provides professional staff assistance in planning, development, and construction to maintain public health, safety, and welfare and create an attractive and sustainable community for all to live, work, and play.

The Community Development Department consists of two divisions:  Building and Planning.  The Building Division conducts building and site plan reviews, issues building permits, and provides inspection services at construction sites within the city limits to insure the public's health, safety, and welfare.

The Planning Division assists members of the community with zoning, land use and development questions.  Staff also provides information and assistance to developers, the business community and the public relating to any planning, zoning, land use, or development matter.

The Community Development Department's office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

03 15 2019

Helena Growth Policy Update

Helena Growth Policy Update: Share your comments and your vision for our city's future at 2019 Growth Policy Update.[more]

Category: Community Development Planning, Community Development Planning All

11 12 2019

Request for Proposals to Hire a Consultant for Redevelopment Urban Renewal Services

The City of Helena faces unique economic development opportunities to bring new investment, nourish current investment, and promote economic vitality in various parts of the City.  The City seeks to identify one or more...[more]

Category: Community Development Planning, Community Development Planning All