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Petition to Discontinue a County Street or
Alley in an Unincorporated Town or Townsite
Cascade County Planning Department
St No, STE 2H/I, Great Falls MT 59401
Phone: 406-454-6905 Fax: 406-454-6919
$150.00 Non Refundable Application Fee Payment: Check (#) _________Cash_____
Applicant/Owner: ____ Mailing Address: ______
Home Phone: Work Phone: Cell Phone: ______
ill out the attached petition and submit to the Planning Office.
e Petitioners must:
btain the signature of all adjacent property owners;
b. Name the road and describe the section to be established, altered or abandoned;
c. List all property owners affected;
d. Determine whether the adjacent owners can be found to consent thereto;
e. Present the necessity for and advantage of the petition action;
f. Include all necessary maps, plats, surveys, or other documents that will assist the Board in
evaluating the petition
ithin thirty (30) days of receiving the petition, the Board of County Commissioners shall cause an investigation
of the petition to begin.
certificate of survey may be required by a competent surveyor, covering the subject property, prior to th
g of the resolution discontinuing the county street or alley (7-14-2606 M.C.A.). If the certificate of survey is
not filed within six (6) months of the date of the resolution, the county will take action to revoke the resolution.
fore acting on the petition, the Board of County Commissioners shall publish a notice of a public hearing in
the local newspaper at least one (1) week before the petition is acted upon. (7-1-2121 M.C.A.)
fter considering the petition and the results of the investigation, the Board shall make an entry or resolution of
its decision and particularly describing the affected road. (7-14-2604 M.C.A.)
a. Within ten (10) days of the Board’s decision, the Board shall notify by certified mail, all owners o
and abutting on the road petitioned of their decision.
b. The owners shall be those listed on the last county assessment roll.
Date Application Received: _________
County Commission Hearing Date: ___ Action: