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  • Location / Mailing Address
    40 11th Street West, Suite 220
    Kalispell, MT 59901

    P (406) 751-8200
    F (406) 751-8210
    Mark Mussman
  • HOURS:
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Closed on Holidays

Planning & Zoning

The Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office provides technical planning assistance to Flathead County.  We are administered by the Board of County Commissioners. Our primary responsibilities include assisting in all facets of long range Community and Neighborhood planning, Zoning Administration and Subdivision Review.  We also administer the Flathead County Lakeshore Protection Program and Flathead County Floodplain Program.  Our staff is available to talk about any aspect of development occurring in Flathead County. 

Important Notices


Make a difference in your Community! Flathead County is seeking individuals who want to make a difference in their community by filling vacancies on various Boards. 

For more information regarding vacancies, terms, and deadlines, please click on the links below:

     County Boards    Columbia Falls City    Whitefish City

All positions are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. 

All letters of interest should be received by 5:00 p.m. on November 15, 2019. 

 added on 9/30/2019 @ 12:43 pm


There are two (2) seats on the Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee (BLUAC) which are open for election on May 5, 2020.  The terms are three years commencing June 1, 2020.

Election filing opens on December 12, 2019 and closes on February 10, 2020.   Interested parties must be residents and registered voters within the BLUAC jurisdiction for a minimum of two years.

Election forms may be obtained from the Election Department office at 40 11th Street West, Suite 230, Kalispell or by downloading it from the Election Department’s website

http://flathead.mt.gov/election/downloads/forms and click on 2017 Declaration for Nomination-Oath of Candidacy

Updated Fee Schedule

The Flathead County Board of Commissioners adopted an updated fee schedule effective December 17, 2018 per Resolution #1663L.  To view a copy of the updated fee schedule please click here.