County Planning Board

The next Planning Board Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday March 28th at 6:00pm 


We are seeking new members to join the County Planning Board. 

  • No prior experience needed; however, members must be able to work well with others and possess a general interest in the growth of Gallatin County.
  • In addition, members must reside and own land in the Planning Board jurisdictional area within Gallatin County (Part 2 District: Bozeman Donut, Four Corners, South Cottonwood Canyon,Middle Cottonwood,North Gallatin Canyon, Reese Creek, or unzoned land)

Click here for information on how to apply!

About: The Planning Board is a 7-member board that makes recommendations to the County Commission on a variety of land-use matters including, but not limited to: subdivision applications in "Part 2" zoning districts (created pursuant to MCA 76-2-201 et seq.) and un-zoned areas, applications to amend existing “Part 2” zoning regulations; establishment of new “Part 2” zoning districts; neighborhood plans; the County’s Growth Policy; the County’s Subdivision Regulations; and infrastructure planning, including wastewater and parks and trails.The Board's jurisdiction is all of Gallatin County outside of the jurisdictional areas of the existing city-county planning boards for Belgrade and Manhattan; outside the incorporated limits of Bozeman, Three Forks, and West Yellowstone; and outside of all the "Part 1" zoning districts (created pursuant to MCA 76-2-101 et seq.).

The Planning Board consists of the following members:

MemberTerm Expiration
Randy Visser, President7/31/2024
Jeffrey Boyle, Vice-President7/31/2023
Theodore Guis8/10/2023
Richard Wolff7/31/2024
Marlene Sadaj7/31/2025
John SchutterGallatin Conservation District-Open Term
  • How to Participate: The Planning Board meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 6:00pm (when there are items to be heard) in the Courthouse Community Room, 311 W. Main St., Bozeman, MT, or by means of electronic equipment.
  • Sign up for email notices for upcoming agendas here.
  • For information on commenting on agenda items click here
  • For Planning Board bylaws, click here.