Community Technical Assistance Program

Presentations, Publications & Model Documents

Annexation: An Introduction to the Basics

Annexation:  An Introduction to the Basics - Webinar Presentation for Download (Annexation Webinar)

Annexation Service Plan Resolution (PDF)

Annexation Flow Chart (PDF)

Resolution to Annex (PDF)

Resolution Adopting Regulations for the Application & Review of Buildings for Lease or Rent (PDF)

Buildings for Lease or Rent, Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Application for Buildings for Lease or Rent (PDF)

Declaration - No Lease or Rent Intended (PDF)

Certificate of Compliance (PDF)

Findings of Fact (PDF)

Senate Bill 324 (PDF)

Building it Right: A Public Facilities Construction Administration Manual (PDF)

Capital Improvements Planning Manual (PDF)


This short introductory video provides an brief overview of what a Growth Policy is and how it can help your community.

This short video briefly explains the legal requirements for communities to consider when creating a Growth Policy.



Growth Policy Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Montana's Growth Policy Resource Book, 2020 (PDF)

Montana’s Growth Policy Resource Book CONDENSED VERSION (PDF)

Planning Boards: An Introduction to the Basics

Planning Boards:  An Introduction to the Basics - Webinar Presentation for Download (Planning Board Webinar)

The Montana Planning Board Member's Handbook, 2020 (PDF) 

Form Based Code (PDF)

After Koontz: Meeting the Requirements of Nollan/Dolan, MAP Conference Presentation September 2013 (PDF)

Planning Board Coordination & Annexation (PDF)

Regulation in Support of Revitalization (PDF)

Planning Tools for Managing Growth (PDF)

Zoning & The Public Process (PDF)

Downtown Master Plans (PDF)

Annexation Workshop (PDF)

Planning for Success (PDF)

Growth Policies 101 (PDF)

Subdivisions 101 (PDF)

Open Meetings (PDF)

Preliminary Plat Extension Guidance (PDF)

Resolution for Changes to Model Regulations from 2007, 2009, & 2011 Legislative Sessions (PDF)

DRAFT Montana Model Subdivision Regulations, 2020

The most recent draft of the Montana Model Subdivision Regulations are available for review and will be finalized soon. If you have any comments, please send them to

View and download the 2020 Montana Model Subdivision Regulations, 2020 by Chapter:

2006 Model Subdivision Regulations (PDF)

Preliminary Engineering Reports, Bridges (PDF)

Preliminary Engineering Reports (PDF)

Preliminary Architectural Reports (PDF)

Tax Increment Finance Manual (PDF)

Community Needs Assessment (PDF)

Form-based Codes: An Introduction to the Basics

Form-based Codes:  An Introduction to the Basics (Webinar Presentation for Download)

Zoning Ordinance for Municipalities for Workforce Housing (PDF)

Zoning Ordinance for Counties for Workforce Housing (PDF)

Memorandum of Guidance for Municipal Workforce Housing Zoning (PDF)

Memorandum of Guidance for County Workforce Housing Zoning (PDF)

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