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Team Members:

Tom Davis
Senior Planner

Jon Cecil
Senior Planner

Jody Seitz
Associate Planner

Anchorage Bowl Land Use Plan Map Project  (2016)

(updated February 3, 2016)

The LUPM is an amendment to the Anchorage 2020: Anchorage Bowl Comprehensive Plan that helps achieve its goals over the next 20 years.

The LUPM has two essential functions: 1) Designate the future location and intensity of residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional development throughout the Anchorage Bowl; and 2) help ensure Anchorage's growing population will have adequate housing, employment, education, and recreation opportunities.

The LUPM has not been formally updated and adopted since 1982. The 2016 update includes all the land use changes since then, such as rezonings, neighborhood and district plans, and the latest estimates of needs for residential, industrial and commercial lands until 2040. 

The LUPM is not a zoning map; it provides long-term generalized policy guidance and a legal basis for future changes to the city's zoning map.

Click here for a powerpoint of the project.

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    • Planning Director: Hal Hart
    • 4700 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
    • 907-343-7909

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Long-Range Planning Division
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P.O. Box 196650
Anchorage, AK 99519-6650

Phone: (907) 343-7921

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