10 W Fallon Ave Baker, MT 59313
Fallon County of Montana

Fallon County & City of Baker Planning

For Planning inquires and business,
please contact our
Clerk and Recorder’s Office
406-778-7106

Information

Residents of Fallon County, Montana; which include the incorporated Town of Plevna and the City of Baker; are continually championing a cause regardless of the circumstance. The most important asset Fallon County has is its residents and the sense of “community” that results from living in rural America. These characteristics make Fallon County a great place to live.

Floodplain  FY 2022
Floodplain Permit$750.00
Floodplain Permit Agricultural$250.00
Floodplain Permit Boat Dock or Ramp$300.00
Floodplain Permit Extension$375.00
Floodplain Appeal or Variance Request$1,000.00
Site Visit for A or D Zones$250.00
After the Fact Permit$1,500.00
After the Fact Permit with Variance$3,000.00
Emergency Permit$500.00
Subdivision 
Pre-Application 
Major Subdivisions$450.00
Minor Subdivisions$300.00
Preliminary Plat 
Major Subdivision$4,000.00 + $150.00/lot
First Minor Subdivision$2,000.00 + $150.00/lot
Subsequent Minor Subdivision$2,500.00 + $150.00/lot
Material Amendments 
Material Amendments Prior to Planning Board Hearing50% of original fee
Material Amendments, After Planning Board Prior to Commissioners decision.75% of original fee
Material Amendments, First Minor Subdivision prior to Commissioners Decision40% of original fee
Review of Material Changes to an approved Preliminary Plat.100% of original fee
Final Plat 
Major Subdivision$1,000.00 + $100.00/lot
Subsequent Minor Subdivision$1,000.00 + $100.00/lot
First Minor Subdivision$750.00 + $100.00/lot
General Subdivision 
Subdivision Variance$450.00/Variance Requested
Subdivision Improvements Agreement$350.00
Preliminary Plat Extension$150.00
Buildings For Lease or Rent (BLR) 
BLR Review$1,500.00 + $75.00/Building
Miscellaneous 
Conservation Easement Review$200.00
Exemption Review (§76-3-201 or 207)$200.00
Zoning 
Workforce Housing$1,000.00 + $75.00/Building
Zoning Text Amendment$1,500.00
Examining Land Surveyor 
Certificate of Survey/Amended PlatActual Cost with minimum fee of $350.00
Minor SubdivisionActual Cost with minimum fee of $350.00
Major SubdivisionActual Cost with minimum fee of $350.00
  
  
DescriptionSizeFee
Printing – Black and White
Letter Size8.5X11$1.00
Legal Size8.5X14$1.50
Ledger Size11X17$2.00
17X22 OR 18X24$3.00
22X34 OR 24X36$5.00
34X44 OR 36X48$10.00
Printing – Color
Letter Size8.5X11$2.00
Legal Size8.5X14$3.00
Ledger Size11X17$5.00
17X22 OR 18X24$8.00
22X34 OR 24X36$10.00
34X44 OR 36X48$20.00
LaminatingSquare Foot$2.00 per square foot

Planning Board Minutes & Agendas

  • PLANNING BOARD Minutes – JANUARY 2024
    FALLON COUNTY, CITY OF BAKER AND TOWN OF PLEVNA Planning Board Meeting January 23, 2024 Statutory Meeting 6:34 P.M. Call to Order Roll Call – Establish Quorum: No Quorum Members & Staff present: Jon Slagter; Lisa Esepland; Joel Quanbeck, Planner; Commissioner Braun, Vice Chairman; Commissioner Rost, Member; Brenda Wood, Fallon County Clerk & Recorder; Cindy…
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  • PLANNING BOARD AGENDA – JANUARY 2, 2024
    FALLON COUNTY, CITY OF BAKER AND TOWN OF PLEVNA Planning Board Meeting Agenda January 2, 2024 Statutory Meeting        1.6:30 P.M. Call to Order         2.Roll Call – Establish Quorum:         3.Approval of Minutes:                     a.June 5, 2023 Meeting Minutes                     b.July 10, 2023 Meeting Notes (No Quorum)          4.OLD BUSINESS                       a.None          5.NEW…
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  • Fallon County Planning Board Minutes – July 2022
    Fallon County Planning Board Minutes Monday, July 22, 2022 Fallon County Courthouse 7:00 p.m. Members Present: Carson Beach, President; Pat Hanley, Vice-President; Shelley Mackay Dean; Beth Epley via telephone; Jon Slagter; Vaughn Zenko; Lisa Espeland. Staff Present: Mary Grube, Planner Administrative Assistant 7:04 p.m. Carson called the meeting to order. Approval of minutes: Pat Hanley…
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  • Fallon County Planning Board Minutes – October 2022
    Fallon County Planning Board Minutes                                                                                                    October 3, 2022 Members Present: Carson Beach, President; Jon Slagter; Shelley Dean; Beth Epley Members Absent: Pat Hanley; Lisa Espeland, Vaughn Zenko Staff Present: Mary Grube, Planner Administrative Assistant Meeting called to order: Carson called the meeting to order at 7:16 p.m Beth motioned to approve the minutes. Jon seconded…
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  • Fallon County Planning Board Minutes – November 2022
    Fallon County Planning Board Monday, November 7, 2022 7:00 p.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Carson Beach, President; Pat Hanley, Vice-President; Beth Epley; Lisa Espeland; Jon Slagter MEMBERS ABSENT: Kyle Vennes; Shelley Dean; Vaughn Zenko STAFF PRESENT: Mary Grube, Planner Administrative Assistant; Joel Quanbeck, KLJ; Neil Putnam, KLJ PUBLIC PRESENT: NONE MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: 7:03 p.m. GROWTH…
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  • Fallon County Planning Board Minutes – December 2022
    December 5, 2022. MEMBERS PRESENT: Carson Beach, President; Lisa Espeland; Beth Epley; Vaughn Zenko; Jon Slagter; Pat Hanley, Vice-President; Shelley Dean (phone); Kyle Vennes (Phone) STAFF PRESENT: Mary Grube, Planning MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: 7:30 p.m. Carson apologized for coming in late. PUBLIC INPUT: None present. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES: Beth Epley moved to adopt…
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