316 N. 26th St. - The future home of City Hall

The former federal courthouse at 316 N. 26th St. in downtown Billings, is the future home of city hall offices. Departments located in the new city hall will include Parks, Finance, Municipal Court, City Attorney, Code Enforcement, Parking, Police Department, Community Development, Facilities Management, Public Works (engineers, technicians, and inspectors), Planning, City Council Chambers, the mayor's office, 
Human Resources, Administration, City Clerk and I.T.

Visit this page periodically for the latest updates.

The new city hall is on track to be completed in the summer of 2024, with offices moving in the following fall.

  1. 2/19/24
  2. 2/12/24
  3. 2/5/24

Heat exchanger pipe welding in the fan room for 5th floor.5th Floor

Priming of the exterior walls got started.
Bullet resistive panels were install on the dias wall.
Continued work on acoustic panel ceiling in council chamber.
Heat exchanger pipe welding in the fan room.
New air handler install is in progress.
Light fixtures in the ceiling on the south end were powered up.


New air handler was delivered for 4th floor.

4th Floor

Exterior wall framing finished up.
Foam around new windows completed.
Wall insulation and vapor barrier is nearing completion.
Cut and place border tile in ceiling grid.
New air handler was delivered.


Wall tile in main restroom group started on 2nd floor.2nd Floor

Framing completed in the courtrooms.
Electrical rough in work in the courtrooms.
Lighting control work on north end.
Taping in restroom group and elevator lobby.
Wall tile in main restroom group started.
Started ceiling grid on north end.
Window replacement continues around the north elevation.


Finish in wall copper water line rough in on 1st floor.

1st Floor

Finish hanging one side sheetrock. 
Sound insulate walls.
Finish in wall copper water line rough in.
Second side sheetrock got started.


Parking Garage

HVAC demo and rough in work started.
Plumbing waste and vent piping.


Chiller Room

Demo and remove chiller that is being replaced.

artist renderings
First Floor Lobby
Elevator Lobby
Second Floor Lobby
Council Chambers

In the news...The new city hall was recently featured in local newscasts. 

Click the images below to watch the stories:

Community 7 - Your City: The New City Hall, January 2024Your City host Lynn Turner Fitzgerald sits with Jessica Fust, Kevin Iffland, and John Caterino.

KTVQ - Under Construction: New Billings City Hall a quarter of the way complete, 7/17/23Screenshot (96) Opens in new window 

NonStop Local - New City Hall should be finished August 2024, 5/17/23Screen Grab Opens in new window