Planning Advisory Board/Zoning Commission

Created by Ordinance 2913, and recreated by Ordinance 2923, September 2005 (Land Development Code).

Advises the City Commission on many aspects of Great Falls area growth and development including amendments to the Growth Policy, zoning, land subdivision, annexation, transportation planning, planning roadway improvements, and related general planning issues.

Nine citizen members appointed by the City Commission and shall not include any City employees or elected officials.


Member Term Expires
Anthony Houtz 12/31/2016
J. Scot Davis 12/31/2018
Michael Wedekind 12/31/2016
Cheryl Patton 12/31/2016
Sophia Sparklin 12/31/2018
Mark Striepe 12/31/2018
Keith Nelson 12/31/2017
Peter Fontana 12/31/2017
Nate Weisenburger 12/31/2017

Three-year terms.

Meeting Schedule and Location
Meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers at the Civic Center.Work sessions may be held at 4:00 p.m. on the Monday preceding the Board meeting. Depending on the number and type of meeting agenda items, members can expect to spend two to six hours per month reviewing agenda information and attending Board meetings.

Residency Requirements
All members must reside within the City limits.

For Information on the Board Contact:
Planning and Community Development at 455-8432.