Design Review Board

Meetings

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Purpose

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.

Members

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

Membership may include

The Design Review Board must consist of seven regular members and one alternate member, all of whom reside in the city, who shall represent the following four categories:

1. At least two members shall be from these design and planning professions:

  • Licensed Architect
  • Licensed Landscape Architect
  • Urban Planner
  • Urban Designer

2. At least one member shall be from these construction and building fields:

  • Licensed Civil Engineer
  • Licensed Contractor
  • Builder / Developer

3. At least one member shall represent the profession of graphic design, signage or wayfinding.
4. No more than one member shall represent the community at large and not be from the above listed professions.

All individuals who seek appointment to the Design Review Board should have a demonstrated interest in the design of the community and be motivated by a desire to serve fellow members of the community. Members of the board should be persons who, as a result of their training and experience, are qualified to analyze and interpret architectural and landscape drawings and site plans.

The alternate member serves in the absence or vacancy of any regular board member.

Members Start of Term End of Term
Maria Chesnut July 1, 2018 Dec. 31, 2019
Brandon Prinzing July 1, 2018 Dec. 31, 2019
Vacant (Alternate) Feb. 25, 2019 Dec. 31, 2020
Kyle Gauthier (Civil Engineer) Feb. 25, 2019 Dec. 31, 2020
Heather McMilin (Architect, Developer) Feb. 25, 2019 Dec. 31, 2020
Jacque Walawander July 1, 2018 Dec. 31, 2019
Matt Loomis  July 1, 2018 Dec. 31, 2019
Ryan Smith (Landscape Architect/Urban Designer) Feb. 25, 2019 Dec. 31, 2020

Authorization

Missoula Municipal Code (MMC)

For more information contact the Development Services Department at 406-552-6630.

Appointments

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.