Online Payments for Pool/Spa Plan Review

DPHHS - FCSS now provides customers with the opportunity to pay for Pool Plan Reviews online! We accept credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx) and electronic checks. There will be a processing fee for the total amount of purchase.

The transaction fee is calculated as follows:

  • Credit/Debit Cards: $1.19 per transaction + 3% of purchase amount (Processing fee).
  • Electronic Checks: $1.19 per transaction, regardless of purchase amount.

This online service is provided by a third party working in partnership with the state of Montana. The total amount includes funds used to develop, maintain, and enhance the state’s official web portal,

  • This fee is added to the plan review fee listed in the 'Transaction Summary' when a 'Payment Type' is selected.
  • This transaction fee is NOT refundable.

A $10.00 return check fee will be charged on all checks returned.

To begin the process, the following information is required:

  • Pool/Spa Volume, City of Pool, County of Pool, Establishment Name, Address/Location of Pool, Email Address, Phone Number
  • Banking information – either a credit card or the bank information found on the bottom of your checks.

To pay for pool plan review, just follow the 5 steps on the website. You will have the opportunity to print a receipt when the process is completed.

If you have any questions, please call FCS at (406) 444-2837 or email us at

Pool Plan Review Online Payments