Welcome to the Utilities Permitting Administration System

The Montana Department of Transportation is dedicated to improving and streamlining the permitting process and enhancing the quality and accessibility of the associated permit information. The online Utility Permitting Administration System (UPAS) will accommodate the permitting process and associated workflows, including a location repository that will improve information accessibility and usefulness for internal and external users.
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Using UPAS, users can:



Your initial access to the Utilities Permitting Administration System (UPAS) is a two-step process. To begin, you must have an ePass Montana account.

To access UPAS, click on "Access this service thru ePass". You'll be directed to a "Welcome to ePass Montana" page where you can either log in or create an ePass account.

If you are a State of Montana employee, click "Login with State Employee Account" and enter your username and password. Otherwise choose "Login with ePass Montana" and enter your ePass credentials.

UPAS Manuals and Training Examples

Need assistance or have a question regarding UPAS? Please .

When planning to submit a permit, it's important to understand how many permits should be requested based on the project size and/or complexity. There may be advantages to entering more than one permit for the project.

Please feel free to discuss this information with the District Utility Agents.

District 1 – Missoula (Kalispell)
Gregg Wood – 523-5865
Peter Thelen – 751-2004
District 4 – Glendive (Miles City, Wolf Point)
Troy Hafele – 345-8227
District 2 – Butte (Bozeman)
Janet Black – 494-9619
District 5 – Billings
Andrew Harmon – 657-0239
District 3 – Great Falls
Brendan Scott – 454-5902