Land Use & Development
It is CCT Planning's goal to facilitate land use development within the Colville Indian Reservation's boundaries. This is accomplished with timely response to development proposals as well as guidance throughout the permit development process.
The key point-of-contact for permitting is
John St. Pierre
Land Use & Shoreline Administrator
Mr. St. Pierre can address permit related inquiries and provide technical support on what the development process entails.
The point-of-contact for Building Permits is
CCT Public Works
The point-of-contact for Water Related Permits is
CCT Environment Trust Department
Solid Waste Enforcement
Stewardship of the land is vitally important to the Colville Tribes. Consequently, the organization takes enforcement of illegal dumping very seriously.
If you want to report any potential illegal dumping, please report to the Colville Tribes Solid Waste Enforcement Officer
CCT Public Works
Solid Waste Enforcement Officer
Office: (509) 634-2807
Cell: (509) 429-3306
Fax: (509) 634-2813
WHICH PERMIT APPLICATIONS DO I NEED FOR MY DEVELOPMENT?
There are various types of permit forms necessary for different types of development.
Here is some guidance in what type of form is needed.
DOES YOUR DEVELOPMENT INVOLVE GROUND DISTURBING ACTIVITY? If yes, you will need the Instruction Sheet and Land Use Development forms.
ARE YOU BUILDING A STRUCTURE LARGER THAN 220 FEET? You will need a Building Permit. If the building has electrical, sewer or water, you will need a building permit no matter the size of the structure.
WILL YOU BE DRILLING A WELL OR USING WATER OF THE RESERVATION? You will need a Well/Water Use Permit.
WILL YOU BE INSTALLING AN ON-SITE SEPTIC SYSTEM? You will need an Information Sheet.
ALL DEVELOPMENT REQUIRES A WASTE DISPOSAL PLAN.
ARE YOU A TRIBAL MEMBER NEEDING A WELL AND/OR SEPTIC SYSTEM? You will need an IHS Sanitation Form.
DO YOU NEED A 911 ADDRESS? You will need the 911 Address Form.
Tribal Permit Applications and other Paperwork
To initiate the below process, please submit paperwork to
PO BOX 150
Nespelem, WA 99155
The following attachments are documents pertinent to permit development.
Fireworks Permits 2021
Fireworks checklist and permit packet for 2021