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Contact Us

  • Location / Mailing Address
    40 11th Street West, Suite 220
    Kalispell, MT 59901
  • Phone (406) 751-8200
  • Email

HOURS:

  • Office Lobby is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Planner on Duty is available from 9:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Closed on Federal 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. 

*If you have questions regarding something within city limits, please contact the appropriate city planning office.  You can find contact information here

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

Office update:

Our office is open to the public. 

DUE TO STAFFING SHORTAGES….

The Planner On Duty (POD) will ONLY be available between:

9:00 am -12:00 pm
and
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

 We appreciate your patience!

If you are dropping off applications, administrative staff

BOARD POSITION VACANCIES

FLATHEAD COUNTY PLANNING BOARD POSITION

Flathead County is accepting “letters of interest” to serve on the Planning Board. The Board has nine members, including a representative from the Flathead Conservation District. There is currently one (1) vacancy that will fill the remaining term of a member that has resigned.  The term will run beginning immediately through December 31, 2023. These positions are appointed by the Flathead County Commissioners.

To be considered for a position applicants must be a ‘resident freeholder’, which means you must live on the property you own, outside the planning jurisdictions of Kalispell, Columbia Falls, and Whitefish, but within Flathead County.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:
Letters of interest including name, physical address, mailing address, daytime phone number and qualifications should be submitted to:

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 Tuesday, May 31, 2022. For additional information please call 751-8200.

 

UPDATED FEE SCHEDULE

As of October, 12, 2021, some of the fees have been increased.  Attached is the new fee schedule

Updated Fee Schedule