Public Works officials seek to increase building permit fees

MISSOULA COUNTY – Missoula County Public Works building division plans to request that the Missoula County Commissioners increase building permit fees as early as June 2022. The Public Works department is funded entirely by building permit fees that are no longer covering costs.

Building Official Dave Larkin said in an interview that current bylaws allow the division to set fees but past practice is the commissioners have been involved in consent with a resolution.

On March 23, Larkin presented options to create more funding for the department to the Bonner Community Council. He plans to take...


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