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NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL ASSEMBLY PUBLIC HEARINGS: Ordinance No. AO 2013-117 

From 11/5/13 6:00 PM To 11/5/13 11:00 PM

Z.J. Loussac Library
Assembly Chambers
3600 Denali Street
Anchorage, AK  99503

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NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL ASSEMBLY PUBLIC HEARINGS: 

The Assembly of the Municipality of Anchorage will hold a public hearing on the following ordinances, resolutions, and memoranda at its regular meeting of November 5, 2013.  The public hearing portion of the meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. and is held in the Assembly Chambers, Z.J. Loussac Library, 3600 Denali: 

Ordinance No. AO 2013-117, an ordinance amending Anchorage Municipal Code Title 21, Land Use Planning (New Code – Effective January 1, 2014) to incorporate amendments to the Title 21 (Old Code) from 2005 to the present which were not included in the Title 21 Rewrite documents as listed and identified in Exhibit B to AO 2012-124(S); to make technical corrections for clarity, consistency, correct cross referencing and code organization throughout chapters of the New Title 21; to add or amend illustrations; amending Chapter 21.01 to add recently adopted or amended Comprehensive Plan Elements And apply transitional provisions when the “Old” Code is phased out; amending Chapter 21.02 to clarify authority of boards and commissions; amending Chapter 21.03 to limit pre-application conference requirements, provide notice to property residents in the area surrounding an application, to authorize the Assembly to modify alcohol related use approvals under certain conditions, amend appeal procedures relating to Platting Board decisions, eliminate Flood Hazard Area as an Overlay Zoning District, add Chugiak-Eagle River Zoning Districts to the list not requiring a minimum area to rezone, require the Planning And Zoning Commission to provide additional information when it recommends denial of a rezone, require a public hearing for trail projects, allow the Platting Officer to approve an abbreviated plat under certain conditions, and allow smaller lots in commercial tracts; amending Chapter 21.04 to remove the Airport Height Overlay District and the Flood Hazard Overlay District; amending Chapter 21.05 to allow the decision-making body some flexibility with regard to paving and lighting in parking lots in parks, place limitations on motorized sports facilities in the I-2 District identical to the limitations in the I-1 District, and make food and beverage kiosk requirements consistent with Title 23; amending Chapter 21.06 to remove the prohibition on roofed or enclosed accessibility ramps allowed within setbacks, to exempt application of Official Streets & Highways Plan setbacks to the future Seward Highway to Glenn Highway Connection, and add Airport Height Regulations; amending Chapter 21.07 to prevent setbacks from applying to underground conduits, add Flood Hazard Area regulations, add and delete loading provisions from certain uses, limit the applicability of off-street parking space reductions and alternatives to certain site developments, and allow the Traffic Engineer to modify loading berth requirements; amending Chapter 21.08 to replace specific requirements with references to the Design Criteria Manual, and limit accessory uses on small and narrow residential lots; amending Chapter 21.10 to allow the decision-making body flexibility with regard to paving and lighting in parks in Chugiak-Eagle River; and Amending Chapter 21.12 To change the area in which a nonconforming use deposit for public improvements may be used from Census Block Group areas to a Community Council’s area.  Community Development Department.

AO 2013-117-1

AO 2013-117-2

AO 2013-117-3

AO 2013-117-4

AO 2013-117-5

AO 2013-117-6

AO 2013-117-7 

The above-referenced documents are available for examination at the Clerk's Office, City Hall, 632 W. 6th Avenue, Room 250, Anchorage, Alaska. 

Persons wishing to provide oral comments on the described matters may do so at this meeting or may provide written comments.  Written comments should be sent to:  Barbara A. Jones, Municipal Clerk, P.O. Box 196650, Anchorage, AK 99519-6650, FAX (907) 343-4313, or JonesBAR@muni.org

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids, services, or special modifications to participate should contact the Municipal Clerk’s Office by telephone at 343-4311; fax at 343-4313; or e-mail wwwmasmc@muni.org to request reasonable accommodations. 

View all Municipality of Anchorage public notifications on the Municipal website:  http://www.muni.org/  

/s/ Barbara A. Jones

Municipal Clerk 

 

Notice Begins:  October 28, 2013

Notice Ends:  November 6, 2013