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Planning and Land Management

Alaska Municipal Land Management Handbook


Model Ordinances and Procedures for the Acquisition, Management, and Disposal of Municipal Land


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Handbook Separated into Sections for Faster Download

Section Title Download Size
Acknowledgements 51.4 KB
Introduction 64.2 KB
Chapter 1 Major Considerations Involved with the Acquisition, Management, and Disposal of Municipal Lands 716 KB
Chapter 2 Alaska Municipal Land Management Handbook 196 KB
Chapter 3 Explanatory Notes on Provisions of the Model Code Ordinance for the Acquisition, Management, and Disposal of Municipal Lands 1.09 MB
Chapter 4 Sample Resolution and Non-Code Ordinance for Acquisition of Municipal Lands 2.60 MB
Chapter 5 Sample Documents and Procedures for Temporary and Casual Uses of Municipal Lands 2.5 MB
Chapter 6 Sample Non-Code Ordinances for Specific Land Disposals 4.64 MB
Chapter 7 Sample Land Documents 370 KB
Chapter 8 Sample Ordinances and Follow-Up Procedures for Competitive Land Disposals 4.35 MB
Appendix 1 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, Section 14 (c) 101 KB
Appendix 2 Materials Prepared for the City of Aleknagik under a Legal Assistance Grant Administered by the Department of Community and Regional Affairs (DCRA) 4.52 MB
Appendix 3 Documents Prepared for the City of Larsen Bay to Conduct a Municipal Land Sale 3.01 MB
Appendix 4 Constitutional Analysis of a Land Disposal Program for the City of Larsen Bay, January 24, 1984 2.83 MB
Appendix 5 Attorney General Opinions on Municipal Land Disposals and Conveyances 16.5 MB
Appendix 6 “Municipal Land Disposal - Incentive Leasing” published in the newsletter, THE MUNICIPAL ADVISOR, April 1988 197 KB

For more information contact:

Sally Russell Cox

Division of Community and Regional Affairs
Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1650
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-4588
FAX: (907) 269-4066
Email:sally.cox@alaska.gov