Board of Adjustment


Agendas & Minutes

View current and archived agendas and minutes.

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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 (Vice Chair) July 1, 2018 June 30, 2021
Sharon Gordon July 1, 2018 June 30, 2021
James Sage July 1, 2018 June 30, 2021
Lance Koch July 15, 2019 June 30, 2020
Hans Hoffman July 1, 2017 June 30, 2020
Patrick Bridegam August 7, 2017 June 30, 2020
John Newman Jan. 14, 2019 June 30, 2020
Katelyn Hepburn, Alternate #1 July 15, 2019 June 30, 2020
Don Briggs, Alternate #2 July 15, 2019 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.