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Office of Planning and Grants - Urban Initiatives

Urban Initiatives

Urban Initiatives is responsible for managing the Growth Policy requirements for the City and for managing the legislative initiatives of the City Council and Administration as they relate to that policy.   It is also responsible for comprehensive neighborhood and area-based planning activities in the Missoula Urban area.   Responsibilities include activities related to growth management initiatives, land use and community development planning, evaluation of development proposals for compliance with existing comprehensive plans and policies, comprehensive plan amendments and plan implementation initiatives.   Resource management responsibilities include providing demographic, socioeconomic, and environmental resource data, and technical assistance on comprehensive planning elements such as housing, capital improvements, open space, neighborhood planning, and natural and cultural resources conservation.

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Title 20 Maintenance Amendments - 2012 Updated 8/1/2012

Each year, proposed amendments to the City of Missoula Title 20 Zoning Ordinance address inconsistencies, add explanations to fully interpret the code, or address general omissions.  The amendments do not change established zoning policies. 
This year's amendments include:

Agency and interested citizen comments are needed to refine the proposed amendments.  Comments can be directed to and will be taken by Planning Board until the public hearing is closed.  The Planning Board will hear a special presentation on August 7, 2012 and hold a public hearing on August 21, 2012.

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