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Conservation and Development: Comprehensive Plan Region 10 Alaska
Date Added: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Comprehensive Planning    
The Juneau Comprehensive Plan sets out both sustainable growth visions and natural resource goals for the borough. Adopted in 1995, the plan states policy goals and options for implementing these goals. With respect to development, the plan calls for compact urban areas to minimize environmental impacts and protect natural resources. The natural resources chapter highlights Juneau’s unique natural setting and the importance of regulating habitat and resource protection at the local level. It calls for the protection of wetlands and streams, w.. Read More
Skagway Comprehensive Plan 2030
Date Added: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Affordable Housing , Zoning, Density    
Skagway, Alaska has included multiple affordable housing goals in its 2030 Comprehensive Plan. A town of just over 1,000, Skagway is encouraging residential development to accommodate anticipated population growth. The town owns 8,850 acres of land in its borders and has created a residential land disposal program to sell publicly owned land for residential development. Target residential development categories include senior housing, affordable housing, housing for full time workers and residents, and housing for those earning 120% AMI .. Read More
Development and Design Standards
Date Added: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Open Space Preservation, Healthy Communities    
In chapter 21.07 of the Code of Ordinances of Anchorage, Alaska, the city outlines an updated standard of city planning based on the relationship between urban development and the natural environment. The purpose of the chapter is to encourage a prudent use of the local land by promoting a balance between the built environment and the preservation of open space and natural resources. This can be simplified into two primary objectives. First, their public planning integrates usable open space and natural attractions in order to tailor the cit.. Read More