Public Works

Eric Kary City Superintendent 406-304-1307 Shop email City Shop is located at 66 City Shop Road 434-5564 Shelby Landfill:  66 City Shop Road ~ 434-5564 ...more

Community Profile

Shelby, Montana, the county seat of Toole County, is located in north central Montana, approximately 30 miles south of the Canadian border and about 80 miles east of Glacier National Park. The Burlington Northern/Santa Fe east-west main line tracks p ...more

Historic Shelby

Thanks to John Kavanagh, here are some historic photos of Shelby of Old. To enlarge and browse through the pictures, just click any photo. ...more

Area Wind Farms

Capitalizing on one of the regions greatest resources—the wind, northern Montana is poised to become the State of Montana’s and western United States leading renewable energy region. ...more

Hunting and Fishing

Hunting and Fishing Opportunities This portion of Montana, in particular the Rocky Mountain Front, has a greater diversity of fish and wildlife than any other state. The area provides yearlong habitat for the grizzly bear, black bear, elk, mule deer, ...more

Prime Bow Hunting Country

Some of the most prime bow hunting in the northwest is located just outside Shelby’s back door. For deer hunting at its finest, the Marias River bottom offers some of the best white-tailed hunting in the state. Located only seven miles south of She ...more

Community Development

The Office of Community Development 406-434-5222 The Office of Community Development serves to administer and oversee numerous projects for the benefit of the community. Safe Routes to School: The community of Shelby has an activ ...more

Economic Development

NETA Port of Northern Montana Office phone 406-434-5203 NETA Director: Larry Bonderud; ...more

Recreation Department

Jessi La Tray 434-5114 The Civic Center is the community’s recreation center. The facility has a basketball court; 2 racquetball courts; weight room; elliptical room; treadmill and stair-stepper room; spinning room a ...more

Animal Control

Anthony Botts The City of Shelby sincerely appreciates those pet owners who control and take good care of their pets. The dog license period for the City of Shelby runs on the calendar year (January to December). If you have more than two dogs, you m ...more

Fire Protection

Shelby Volunteer Fire Department (non-emergency) at (406)434-2303 ...more


Welcome to the City of Shelby website.  Our goal is to make the site easily accessible; complete in information; and give you a picture of all Shelby has to offer. Shelby is a welcoming community with a very colorful past and even brighter future. ...more

Council Members

Ward 1 Sanna Clark Jayce Yarn Ward 2 ​ Pat Frydenlund 450-2908 Lyle Kimmet Ward 3 Bill Moritz 424-2183   Joe Flesch ...more

City Attorney

Daniel T. Jones, JD/MBA with Gustafson Law Office is the City of Shelby City Attorney.  He earned his Juris Doctorate and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Montana. Prior to that, he earned a Bachelor of Arts i ...more

City Judge

City Court Judge Donna Whitt took office January 1st, 2023. She has been trained and certified through the Montana Supreme Court. Judge Whitt presides over any citation issued into Shelby City Court. Prior to serving in the Judicial System, Judge Whi ...more

Meeting Schedule

October 2, 2023 6:00 p.m. Audit Committee (Mayor, Finance Officer, Clark, Frydenlund, Moritz) 6:30 p.m. Regular City Council Meeting 10 02 23 Council Packet October 10, 2023 (Due to Columbus Day Holiday) 6:30 p.m. City-County Planning Board (Mayor, C ...more

Recycle Shelby

RECYCLE SHELBY The location is 514 1st St. North behind Toole County Transit  Recycling in Shelby benefits our community by reducing the amount of waste going into our landfill, extending its life. It also provides benefit in reuse of materials, re ...more

Adult and Youth Activities

Shelby boasts numerous clubs, organizations and sporting groups for the entire family.  See what fun you can have. Adult & Youth Activities & Organizations ...more

Roadrunner Trail Dog-Friendly

The City of Shelby has been working for several years constructing a safe path connecting schools, work and recreation opportunities throughout our community. Creating the Roadrunner Recreation Trail has made Shelby a more walkable / bikeable commun ...more


Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Jim Asper, Bishop 915 Westwood Ave Shelby, MT 59474 (406) 434-5642 Church Meeting time: 9:00 a.m. Missionaries’ phone number: (406) 450-4530 First Baptist Church Shelby (Southern Baptist) Pastor Chad ...more

Directory A-C

Business Name Address City, State Phone # Web site or E-mail           Accounting/Tax Services         Gary McDermott, CPA PO Box 716 Shelby, MT 434-5186   H & R Block 411 S Main St Conrad, MT 278-7778 ...more

Directory D-J

Business Name Address City, State Phone # Web Site or E-mail           Daycare         Busy Bee Daycare 103 W Dawson Shelby, MT   406-424-9037                       Electricians         Liberty Electric, Inc ...more

Directory L-R

Business Name Address City, State Phone # E-mail Laundry/Dry Cleaners Highlander Center PO Box 403 Shelby, MT 434-5420 Lawn/Tree Care American Tree Service PO Box 14 Anaconda, MT 406-544-3427 D&J Lawn Service, ...more

Directory S-Z

Business Name Address City, State Phone # E-mail Services Ali Reedy L.M.T 424 Main Street Shelby, MT 450-5413 Asper Funeral Homes, Inc 225 6th Ave S Shelby, MT 434-2172 Barry D ...more

City Newsletter

August 2023 Newsletter June 2023 Newsletter March 2023 Newsletter January 2023 Newsletter  August 2022 Newsletter June 2022 Newsletter April 2022 Newsletter January 2022 Newsletter November 2021 Newsletter Aug 2021 Newsletter May 2021 Newsletter Mar ...more

Brownfield Grant

Shelby Refinery VCP Plan ...more

Housing Impact Study

Phase 1 Study of Shelby’s Housing Toole County Housing Impact Study ...more

Shelby-Toole County Safety Plan

Shelby Toole County Community Transportation Safety Plan ...more

Parks and Recreation

Shelby has numerous parks maintained by the City’s Parks and Recreation Department. All parks have playground equipment, shade trees and barbeque grills. Aronow Park has three tennis courts, horseshoe pits, outdoor volleyball court, ice skatin ...more

CCC Analysis

CORRECTIONS AT THE CROSSROADS CCA 5-10 and15 year Analysis 2014 ...more

Business License Application

Business License Application ...more

Utility Billing

ACH Authorization Form 2018 ...more

Sagebrush Food Pantry

Sagebrush Food Pantry ~ Shelby Civic Center ~ 669 Park Avenue Director Food Pantry  Elisha Dempsey  (406) 460-1131 The community of Shelby is very fortunate to have the Sagebrush Food Pantry. Through the diligent work of volunteers, the pantry has ...more

Association Links

Montana State Senators and Representative Senator John Tester Senator Steve Daines Congressman Greg Gianforte Local Area Chamber of Commerce Community Calendar Champions Park Correction Corporation of America Marias Medical Marias Museum Marias Val ...more

Shelby Municipal Codes

Please Click on Link Below Shelby Municipal Codes ...more

Shelby Area Transportation Study Existing Conditions Report

Existing Conditions Report – Draft ...more

City Building Inspector

Please contact Shelby City Hall at (406) 434-5222 for all building inspection and ordinance enforcement. ...more

Chief Finance Officer

Jade Goroski 434-5222 ...more

Storm Water Project

Water Storm Project  John Arrigo, Administrator DEQ Enforcement Division Click Here for Full Resolution No.1895 Click Here for Full Resolution No. 1897, 20140818 Click Here for Full Public Hearing. 20140818 Subject: Waste water connections Hi Mayo ...more

Senior Living in Shelby

Logan Health Assisted Living – Shelby This modern facility has 38 state- licensed assisted living resident apartments. The facility has studio and one-bedroom apartments. A registered nurse administrator oversees the facility with 24- hour ind ...more

Montana Disaster & Emergency Survival Guide

Montana Disaster & Emergency Survival Guide ...more

Shelby Booster Club

Please Click the Link Below Shelby Booster Club ...more

Find yourself in business in Shelby

Please click Here BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BROCHURE 2020 ...more

Growth Policy

Growth Policy 2019 ...more

What’s on the menu in Shelby 2023

Click Here for more information Whats on the menu in Shelby 2023 ...more


2015 Audit Report ...more

Community Health Improvement Plan

Please Click the link below Toole-County-CHIP ...more

Shelby Data Center Feasibility Study

Shelby Data Center Final Report April 2017 ...more

Toole County Community Foundation Directory

Please Click on the Link Below Toole County Community Foundation Directory    ...more

Camping in Shelby

Camping/Tenting Shelby has several great commercial RV parks including the Glacier RV Park; Lewis & Clark RV Park; Shelby RV Park & Resort; and Trails West RV Resort in addition to city-owned camp sites. Lake Sheloole Campground The Lake Shel ...more

Carousel Rest Area of Shelby

Shelby Carousel Web Site Facebook    Carousel Rest Area of Shelby Email ...more

Main Street Development

SHELBY 360 DOWNTOWN ASSESSMENT REPORT Shelby Next Steps Plan FINALII 8.26.08 ...more

Shelby – What can we offer you

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Snow Plowing Priority

Click on link below Snow-Plowing-Priority ...more


Shelby, Montana 59474 Phone (406) 434-5585 Fax: (406) 434-7265 March 19, 2020 Re: COVID -19 Preparedness We are doing everything possible to ensure the health and safety of the public and our employees. A decision has been made to ...more

Real Estate for Sale

City of Shelby Real Estate Bitterroot School ~ located at 622 Granite Avenue Tax ID 636211 Shelby 1st Addition, Block 4, Lots 7-9; 13-18 Lots 7-9: 150 ft. x 120 ft.  = 18,000 sq. ft. Lots 10-12: City retains for park Lots 13 -18: 300 ft. x 120 f ...more

Historic Preservation Plan

Historic Preservation Plan                                                                   Contact: Lorette CarterPhone: 406.434.5222Email: shbcdc@3rivers.netPages from SHELBY_HPPLAN_Report_appendix 1_01_12_2021   ...more

City Elections

Municipal primary elections, if necessary, take place every odd-numbered year on the first Tuesday after the second Monday in September. Municipal general elections are held every odd-numbered year on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in Novem ...more

Lake Sheloole Dam Inspection

Lake Sheloole Final Inspection – reduced – Part 1 Lake Sheloole Final Inspection – reduced – Part 2 Lake Sheloole Final Inspection – reduced – Part 3 ...more

Consumer Confidence Report

2022 Consumer Confidence Report ...more

Tourism Grant Program Survey

Tourism Grant Program Surve Please Click Here ...more



Toole County Annual Safety Plan FY2023

2022 Annual Report DUI Plan SFY 2022 Commissioner Sign off ...more

Capital Improvements Plan

New Capital Improvements Plan Capital Improvements Plan on-line Survey SHELBY WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU Shelby_Survey Printable ...more

City Council Agenda

AGENDA CITY COUNCIL MEETING CITY OF SHELBYOctober 2, 20236.30 PM ROLL CALL OF MEMBER10 02 23 Council PacketPLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEOPEN PUBLIC HEARINGIntent to Modify Comprehensive Development man for TED/TIFDAPPROVAL OF MINUTESRegular Council Meetin ...more