Architectural Review Committee

This board has one vacancy.  Application


  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month
  • Plans shall be submitted no later than Monday of the week prior to the scheduled meeting date. Attendance at the meeting is strongly encouraged. 
  • View the meeting calendar

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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    Term: April 30, 2025
  • Cara Ryan Lemire
    Term: April 30, 2024
  • John Hinchey
    Term: April 30, 2025
  • Mark Pirrie
    Term: April 30, 2024
  • Lincoln Murphy
    Term: April 30, 2026
  • Julia Pierrottet
    Term: April 30, 2026
  • Shawn Pauly
    Term: April 30, 2026


The Architectural Review Committee shall consist of at least five persons of the following qualifications: One individual specially qualified by reason of education, training or experience in the financing of commercial real property; two individuals actively engaged in business, commerce or industry; and two individuals who shall either be architects, landscape architects, or specially qualified by reason of education, training or experience in the area of graphics or allied arts.


Four-year, staggered terms.


Encourage originality, flexibility and innovation in site planning and development, including the architecture, landscaping and graphic design of said development; discourage monotonous, drab, unsightly, dreary and inharmonious development; conserve the Redevelopment Area’s natural beauty and visual character and charm by insuring that structures, signs and other improvements are properly related to their sites, and to surrounding sites and structures, with due regard to the aesthetic qualities of the natural terrain and landscaping, and that proper attention is given to exterior appearances of structures, signs, and other improvements; protect and enhance the city’s appeal to tourists and visitors and thus support and stimulate business and industry and promote the desirability of investment and occupancy in business, commercial and industrial properties, etc.

Architectural Review Committe Submittal Requirements

 ARC Submittal Requirements


Kalispell Municipal Code, Section 27.21.020, Architectural Review.

Residency Requirements

Whenever possible, the Mayor shall appoint individuals who are either property owners, residents or actively engaged in business or employment in the City of Kalispell.

For More Information

Contact the Planning Department.