Board of Adjustment

  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Fourth Wednesday of every month
  • City Council Chambers, 140 W Pine
  • Broadcast live on MCAT and replayed the following week; Check the schedule at MCAT
Agendas & Minutes
View current and archived agendas and minutes.

If you are not finding the information you need please contact Development Services.

Most recent agendas and minutes can be found by using the search function on the left side of the linked page. Click on the board you are interested in and select a date range to find specific documents.


The Board of Adjustment, enabled by state law and the Missoula City Zoning Ordinance, is established to hear and decide requests to vary from the zoning regulations, requests for special exceptions, and appeals of the zoning officer’s administrative decisions.

  • Seven members and two alternates
  • Three-year terms
Appointments are by the mayor and are subject to council confirmation. Members must be residents of the City of Missoula. 
Members Start of Term End of Term
Sandy Mitchell Feb. 13, 2017 June 30, 2018
Micah Nielsen July 1, 2015 June 30, 2018
John Horrell July 1, 2015 June 30, 2018
Andy Short July 1, 2014 June 30, 2017
Carl Posewitz July 1, 2014 June 30, 2017
Michael Nave (Vice Chair) July 1, 2014 June 30, 2017
Michael Kopitzke (Chair) July 1, 2014 June 30, 2017
Charles (Char) Gatlin, Alternate #1 Feb. 13, 2017 June 30, 2017
Zachary Reimer, Alternate #2 March 27, 2017 June 30, 2020


Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 76-2-321; Missoula Municipal Code (MMC) 20.90.010

City Council Committee

For more information contact Development Services at (406) 552-6630.


Position vacancies are advertised in the media approximately one month in advance. Interested in serving on a board? These are the vacant positions we are recruiting now.