252-unit housing project slated for Missoula

An Idaho-based construction company has gotten building permits to begin work on a 252-unit housing project called Snowfarm on the western edge of Missoula.

The developers are going to pay about $401,000 in impact fees for their project to the Mullen Special Transportation Impact Fee fund.

The developer, a company called Hellgate Meadows LLC, will get reimbursed about $133,000 from the city to build sidewalks and bike paths. The construction contractor for the project is Headwaters Construction Company, based in Victor, Idaho.

A rendering of what Snowfarm may look like according to the developers.


In late September, the Missoula City Council’s Land Use and Planning Committee approved reimbursing the developer.

“It’s multifamily units between apartment buildings and townhomes,” explained city engineer Troy Monroe in a presentation to city council members.

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