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Current Planning

R-1 Single-Family Residential District

The R-1 district is intended primarily for detached single-family residential areas with gross densities up to five dwelling units per acre.  These areas generally are intended to have well-developed infrastructure, and municipal services generally are intended to be provided. Only a single principal structure is allowed on any lot or tract.

Minimum lot area  6,000 square feet 
Minimum lot width 50 feet
Front yard setback 20 feet
Side yard setback 5 feet
Rear yard setback 10 feet
Maximum height of a principal structure 30 feet
Maximum height of a detached garage 20 feet
Maximum height of other accessory structures 12 feet
Driveway surface Paved

If you use the online version of the code, try searching on "New Title 21" for more information.  Please note that recent amendments may not have been published yet.  Land Use Enforcement will be happy to verify the current code language for you.

    • Current Planning
    • Division Manager: Vacant
    • 4700 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
    • 907 343-7943