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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



 Flathead County is seeking individuals who want to make a difference in their community by filling vacancies on various Boards.  Letters of interest are being accepted for a limited number of openings on the following Boards:  Ashley Lake Land Use Advisory Committee, Helena Flats Land Use Advisory Committee, LaBrant-Lindsey Land Use Advisory Committee, Little Bitterroot Lake Land Use Advisory Committee, Riverdale Land Use Advisory Committee, and Rogers Lake Land Use Advisory Committee.  All positions are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

For more information, please click on the following link:  Board Vacancies

 TO APPLY FOR ANY OF THESE POSITIONS:Letters of interest (please specify which board/committee you are applying for) including name, physical address, mailing address, daytime phone number and qualifications should be submitted to:

Angela Phillips
Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office
South Campus Building
40 11th Street West, Ste 220
Kalispell, MT 59901

All letters of interest should be received by 5:00 p.m. on January 22, 2020.  For additional information and specific qualifications please call 751-8200 or visit our website: flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning

Posted on 1/2/2019 @ 11:46 am, updated 1/21/2020 removing Columbia Falls as it has past the deadling for that board.


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


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.