Planning & Development

Citizen Permit Portal



Welcome to the Montrose County Citizen Permit Portal.  While we are still here to assist you if you need it, the Permit Portal allows you to accomplish everything from the comfort of your home or office.

Before you get started, be sure to check out our tutorial here.

COVID-19 Update


Effective the week of 5/4/20, our in person hours will be Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8am - 12pm. Please wear a mask!


Planning Development
Planning & Development's mission is to serve the citizens of the County in an equitable and fair manner in upholding all laws, rules and regulations adopted by the County.

Planning & Development serves as a point of contact for surveyors, engineers, developers, architects, builders and the general public requiring information concerning development in Montrose County.

The Division has 8 employees with three departments: Building, Planning and Engineering.

The Building Department provides plan review, inspections and enforcement of the currently adopted building codes and is responsible for review and approval of individual sewage disposal systems (septic systems).

The Planning Department plans and provides for growth in accordance with County Subdivision Regulations, Zoning Resolution and Master Plan. The department provides support, processes and presents applications to the Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners.

Steve White
Planning and Development Director