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Contact Us

  • 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

Flathead County Trails Plan

           DRAFT Flathead County Trails Plan

The People, Athletics, Travel, Health, and Safety (PATHS) Committee is seeking comments from the public on the draft Flathead County Trails Plan during the month of September.  The updated plan discusses the vision and goals for the Flathead County trails network, trail development, maintenance and funding, and interactive trails map. After the comment period closes and all input has been considered, the draft Trails Plan will be presented for final adoption to the Flathead County Commissioners.

To comment on the draft plan:

  • Email planning.zoning@flathead.mt.gov
  • Mail to 40 11th St West Kalispell, MT 59901
  • Call the Planning and Zoning Department at (406) 751-8200

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.


Flathead County adopted new FEMA FIRM Panels effective November 4, 2015. To view the new maps click here.

Egan Slough

On June 29, 2018, the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Department received two complaint letters, stating that the Montana Artesian Water Company facility located at 1085 Egan Slough Road was in violation of the Egan Slough Zoning District Regulations.

After conducting an investigation into the alleged violation, the attached report has been prepared.  Also attached are the exhibits referenced in the final report. 

Egan Slough Report