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**NEW** 2016 Construction, Subdivision and Annexation Report

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"See Core Area Plan Information and Growth Policy Updates below the Planning Department Overview"

Planning Department Overview

The Planning Department provides professional planning assistance to the city and serves the public interest by providing a forum for open dialogue, identification of issues and goals, creative problem solving, plan development, and implementation. We work to educate, coordinate and facilitate strategies that protect and maintain property values, public investment, built and natural environment, and the quality of life.

The Planning Department is responsible for the administration of several programs including:

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Hot Planning Topics

**Core Area & Rail Park Development Survey Link - Comments Due 9/12/16

Core & Rail Development Website Link

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** GROWTH POLICY UPDATE**

The Kalispell City Planning Board spent a year drafting an update to the text of the Kalispell Growth Policy.  The updated draft addresses a number of key topics that affect the future growth and development of the City of Kalispell.  Each chapter presents a brief introduction of the particular topic, lists a number of issues surrounding the topic, establishes goals and priorities, lays out the policies that will guide the city, and finishes with a with a number of recommended actions. The Growth Policy's Future Land Use Map has remained unchanged.

The Kalispell City Planning Board will be holding a public hearing on April 11, 2017 to discuss the proposed changes and forward a recommendation to the Kalispell City Council. 

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