Girdwood Area Plan Update
The current Girdwood Area Plan (GAP) was adopted in 1995 and is intended to provide broad policy guidance for land use and development. Staff time permitting, work on the GAP Update may resume in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Downtown Seismic Assessment
This project assesses the estimated impacts and risks to hypothetical development in the downtown area due to a major earthquake and proposes land use regulations to mitigate these risks.
Anchorage Wetlands Management Plan Revision
Anchorage was one of the first communities in the country to adopt a local wetlands management plan. Originally adopted in 1982, this plan maps and provides management strategies for every freshwater wetland in the Municipality.
Anchorage Commercial Land Assessment
This project evaluates current and projected market conditions and determine to what extent the current land supply available for commercial development meets the projected need to year 2030 and beyond.
East Anchorage District Plan
The municipal East Anchorage District Plan (EADP) process began on March 5, 2012. The March 2014 Public Hearing Draft is now available on line and is scheduled for a June 2, 2014 Public Hearing before the Planning and Zoning Commission.
As a major implementation element of the Comprehensive Plan, the Title 21 Land Use Code was adopted February 26, 2013. The effective date is January 1, 2014. A printed document will be available in 2014.
UMED District Plan Update
The 2003 plan provides a framework for continued development of educational, health, housing, commercial, and public infrastructure and programs for the UMED District. The update is in progress now.
West Anchorage District Plan
The West Anchorage District Plan was adopted by the Anchorage Assembly on July 10, 2012, and is a vital step-down plan that will bridge the gap between vision and goals set forth in Anchorage 2020. Documents are available for $42.
Fairview Neighborhood Plan
The Fairview Community Council developed a neighborhood plan over the last several years. The Plan is intended to serve as a tool to aid in the orderly growth and development of the Fairview neighborhood.
The Municipality of Anchorage was awarded a Smart Growth assistance project to facilitate a community discussion on “Planning for Economic & Fiscal Health in 2016.” A workshop was held in May 2016.
Spenard Corridor Plan
The Spenard Corridor Plan is a transit-oriented development plan intended to establish a comprehensive long-term vision for the Spenard corridor from Anchorage International Airport Road to Hillside Drive.