Environmental Health/Planning

Name Title Phone Email
Andy Short, AICP, CFM, R.S. Planner/Sanitarian (406) 822-3525 ashort@co.mineral.mt.us
Candis Hampton Administrative Assistant (406) 822-3525 champton@co.mineral.mt.us
Chris Acheson Administrative Assistant (406) 822-3525 cacheson@co.mineral.mt.us

This Department inspects licensed establishments – restaurants, hotels/motels, trailer courts, swimming pools and child care. Issues sewage treatment system permits and conducts site evaluations. Reviews sanitation standards for subdivisions. Issues floodplain development permits for Mineral County and the Town of Superior. The Department reviews subdivision applications, conducts Planning Board hearings and local governing body (Commissioner and Town Council) hearings for subdivision proposal. Administers the Junk Vehicle Removal program. Administers the County’s 911 addressing and geographical information system. This Department is the contact for the Environmental Protection Agency in regard to the Flat Creek/Iron Mountain Mine Superfund site.


The Planning Board currently has an expired position and a Vacancy for a West End Board position.

Interested applicants must reside in the western portion of Mineral County, which is considered Dry Creek area and West.

Applications can be obtained from the link below, and the HR bulletin board in the County Courthouse.