Design Review Board


  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Second Wednesday of each month
  • City Council Chambers
    140 W. Pine
    Missoula, MT 59808
Agendas & Minutes

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The Design Review Board is enabled by the City Council through Title 20, the Missoula City Zoning Ordinance to review and decide on sign packages, building graphics, variances from the NC-B Boulevard Neighborhood Character Overlay, and deviations from certain development standards, found in the Landscaping Chapter, Multi-dwelling Building design standards, Townhouse standards and in the NC-SR Southside Riverfront Neighborhood Character Overlay. All decisions of the Design Review Board may be appealed to the City Council.


  • Seven members and one alternate
  • One-to-three-year terms as determined by the City Council

Membership may include

  • a local historian
  • graphic artist
  • architect
  • landscape professional
  • one member at large is required
  • one alternate member serving in the absence or vacancy of any one regular board member is also required
Members are appointed by the City Council with an effort to achieve a diversity of expertise, background and interest. Qualifications include being a Missoula County resident.
Members Start of Term End of Term
Kathleen Likvan - Artist Jan. 1, 2013 Dec. 31, 2016
Whitney Maphis - Knowledge & Interest Jan. 1, 2014 Dec. 31, 2016
Eric Mendelson - Alternate Sept. 21, 2015 Dec. 31, 2016
Kyle Gauthier - Knowledge & Interest Sept. 21, 2015 Dec. 31, 2018
Dennis Lippert - Architect Jan. 1, 2016 Dec. 31, 2018
Sheena Comer Winterer - At Large Jan. 1, 2013 Dec. 31, 2016
Matt Loomis - Knowledge & Interest Jan. 1, 2014 Dec. 31, 2016
Ryan Smith - Architect Jan. 1, 2016 Dec. 31, 2018


Missoula Municipal Code (MMC)

For more information contact the Development Services Department at 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.