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The Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development offices will be closed to the public on November 23rd and 24th. We will be closed November 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday and November 24th is an unpaid furlough day for employees to reduce state expenses.

Planning & Land Management

Alaska Municipal Land Management Handbook

Sample Land Documents

Microsoft Word versions of the sample documents presented in the Alaska Municipal Land Management Handbook are provided here. The index below lists each sample document by handbook chapter or appendix. To modify the documents for your own use, you must use the “Save As” function in your File Menu to save each document to your computer hard drive.

It is always recommended that the expertise of the municipal legal staff be sought to ensure the development of an ordinance that is both legitimate and defensible within the legal framework of the community.

Chapter Sample Document
2 Code Ordinance for the Acquisition, Management and Disposal of Municipal Lands
4 Resolution for the Acceptance of Municipal Land
4 ANCSA 14(c)(3) Procedures Checklist
4 Ordinance for the Acceptance of Municipal Land
5 Sample Language for Temporary Use of Land
5 Special Land Use Application and Permit
5 Sample Language for Casual Use of Land
6 Non-Code Ordinance Authorizing the Disposal of Certain City Lands
(To Settle Valid Claims of Equitable Interest)
6 Non-Code Ordinance Authorizing the Disposal of Certain City Lands
(To Make Municipal Lands Available for Residential Development)
6 Non-Code Ordinance Authorizing the Disposal of Certain City Lands
(To Make Municipal Lands Available to a Regional Housing Authority for Public Housing Purposes)
6 Non-Code Ordinance Authorizing the Disposal of an Interest in Certain City Lands
(To Lease a City-Owned Lot to a Public Agency for the Construction of A Public Building)
6 Non-Code Ordinance Authorizing the Disposal of an Interest in Certain City Lands
(To Authorize an Easement Agreement Across Municipal Lands for Location of Utility Lines)
7 Quitclaim Deed (See also Appendix 2H, below)
7 Quitclaim Deed (To Dispose of Municipal Lands to Settle Claims of Equitable Interest)
7 Quitclaim Deed (To Make Municipal Lands Available for Residential Development)
7 Quitclaim Deed (To Make Municipal Lands Available to a Regional Housing Authority for Public Housing Purposes)
7 Lease Contract (See also Appendix 2G, below)
7 Easement Agreement
8 Code Ordinance for Land Disposal by Lottery(Sets Forth Sale Procedures, Discount Program, Residence Requirements, Filing Fees, and Over-the Counter-Sales)
8 Non-Code Ordinance Providing for Land Disposal by Sealed Bid
8 Documents Providing Procedures for Land Disposal by Sealed Bid
8 Sample Declaration of Protective Covenants
8 Excerpt from Code Ordinance Authorizing Land Disposal by Outcry Auction 
Appendix Sample Document
2C Land Disposal Ordinance
2D Land Ordinance Amendments
2E Land Sale Contract, Version 1
2F Land Sale Contract, Version 2
2G Property Lease (See also Chapter 7, above)
2H Quitclaim Deed (See also Chapter 7, above)
2I Occupancy Permit                                                                                                                
2J Conveyance to Tribal Organization
2K1 Application for Lot Purchase
2K2 Ordinance Approving Land Exchange
3B Ordinance Providing for the Lease, Sale and Exchange of Municipal Land 
3C Non-Code Ordinance Authorizing Specific Land Sale
3D Instructions for Land Sale
3E Sworn Statement of Residency
3F1 Quitclaim Deed Containing Residential Restriction
3F2 Promissory Note
3G Deed of Trust

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 1640
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-4588 FAX: (907) 269-4066
Email: sally.cox@alaska.gov