City-County zoning is determined through public processes and is intended to govern the use and development of land in Butte and Silver-Bow County. The primary purpose of zoning is to protect and promote the public health, safety and general welfare for people living and operating in Butte-Silver Bow. Zoning districts specify a category of uses and are applied by ordinance. Zoning district boundaries are shown geographically on the land use maps linked below. You can see a complete list of Zoning District Descriptions here.


Maps and Related Data

Details on all zoning requirements are described in Butte-Silver Bow Municipal Code, Title 17. The Zoning Board of Adjustment governs variances and special use permits.

For more information about zoning in Butte, contact the Planning Department.