Design Review Board


  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Second Wednesday of each month
  • City Council Chambers
    140 W. Pine
    Missoula, MT 59808
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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 includes a diversity of expertise, background and interest, including

  • One local historian
  • One graphic artist
  • Three individuals chosen for their demonstrated interest in and knowledge of the historic and environmental heritage of Missoula
  • One member at large
  • One practicing architect
  • One alternate member meeting the criteria of any of the other categories and serving in the absence or vacancy of any one regular board member
Members are appointed by the City Council. 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, 2016
Dennis Lippert - Architect Jan. 1, 2013 Dec. 31, 2015
Sheena Comer Winterer - At Large Jan. 1, 2013 Dec. 31, 2016
Matt Loomis - Knowledge & Interest Jan. 1, 2014 Dec. 31, 2016
Jacob Wright - Architect Jan. 1, 2013 Dec. 31, 2015
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. When board members are to be reappointed, those positions are not advertised as vacant. Interested on serving on board? These are the vacant positions we are recruiting now.