Submittal Requirements

-->All applications will be assigned a project number for tracking purposes, (PZ-YR-***** ). Please refer to the project number for all review submittals and inquiries. Applications requiring electronic submittal formats may be provided on an electronic medium or e-mailed to the Planning Clerk at DEINEST@CI.BILLINGS.MT.US

 1.  Schedule a Pre-Application Meeting

Pre-Application Meeting Request Form
A pre-application meeting with affected City and County Departments is required for all subdivisions to discuss the conceptual layout of a proposed subdivisions.  Pre-Application Meeting Requests are accepted by the Subdivision Coordinator and generally scheduled for Thursday afternoons.
-->A review fee of $572.00 is required for City applications.  For County plats, there is no review for the 1st application on a parcel, and a $375.00 for a 2nd application on a parcel. 
-->Pre-application Reviews expire 6 months following the Pre-application meeting date.  

2.  Completeness and Sufficiency Review:

Completeness & Sufficiency Application 
A Pre-application Completeness and Sufficiency Review is required for all preliminary plat submittals after the pre-application meeting has occurred and the applicant has decided to move forward with a subdivision application. 
-->Applications must be received (1) month prior to the actual submittal date of a Preliminary Plat Application. The Preliminary Plat  review fee is due at the time of this submittal.

 3.  Preliminary Plat Submittal: 

Preliminary Plat Application
Once a preliminary plat submittal is deemed complete and sufficient, the applicant may submit for preliminary plat review at the next available deadline. (2016 plat review schedule) The preliminary plat is reviewed by staff for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations of the state and local jurisdiction. In addition, all preliminary plats are reviewed for conformance with local plans such as the Growth Policy, Unified Zoning Regulations, Transportation Plan, Billings Area Bikeway and Trail Master Plan, and neighborhood or community plans. **Conditionally Approved preliminary plats expire (3) years from the approval date.

4a. Final "Check print " Plat Review Application Submittal

 
 Final Check Print Review Application     Once a proposed subdivision has undergone preliminary plat review and has received approval or conditional approval from the governing body, a final plat must be reviewed. The final plat application represents the final stage of the subdivision review process. The review fee is due with this submittal. Final plats may be submitted at any time of the month. The Application and Submittal will be reviewed and routed by City and County Departments and returned to the surveyor for applicable corrections and preparation of the final mylar submittal for routing and recording at the Yellowstone County Clerk & Recorder's office. 

 APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
-->HARD COPIES: (2)-SETS INCLUDING SIGNED APPLICATION, FEE, AND CORRESPONDING DOCUMENTS

-->ELECTRONIC FORMAT: (1)-SET APPLICATION AND CORRESPONDING DOCUMENTS PROVIDED TO OR E-MAILED TO THE PLANNING CLERK AT DEINEST@CI.BILLINGS.MT.US.    

4b. Final Mylar Plat Application Submittal:

Final Plat Mylar Review Application 
Final mylars are reviewed to ensure all documents are submitted in an acceptable format and routed for signatures. To ensure city plats reach the City Council at the earliest possible Council meeting date, applications must be submitted four (4) weeks in advance of the scheduled Council meeting. 

 APPLICATION  REQUIREMENTS: 
-->HARD COPIES: (2)-SETS INCLUDING SIGNED APPLICATION, FEE, AND CORRESPONDING DOCUMENTS 

-->FINAL MYLAR(S), (2-mylars for City applications),(1-County)applications), signed by property owner and notarized by surveyor  

-->ELECTRONIC FORMAT: (1)-SET APPLICATION AND CORRESPONDING DOCUMENTS PROVIDED TO OR E-MAILED TO THE PLANNING CLERK AT DEINEST@CI.BILLINGS.MT.US