Excavation Permits


The Land Use & Planning and Engineering Fee Schedule lists current fees for all Engineering and Excavation permits.

Excavation Permits

Excavation permits are issued only to a licensed and bonded excavation contractor. Information on obtaining a business license is available from the Community Planning, Development, and Innovation Department. Missoula Municipal Code 12.24 (PDF) regulates excavations.

Call One Call at 811 to have utilities located before digging.

Asphalt Cutting Regulation

Effective October 1, 2011, asphalt cutting on streets 0 - 2 years old will not be permitted unless approved by the city engineer. Approvals may require additional conditions.


Contact Community Planning, Development and Innovation at 406-552-6630 with any questions.