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Contact Information

Permit Counter: 343-8211
Permit Counter Fax: 343-8214
Code Questions: 343-8211
Main Office: 343-8301
Eagle River Office: 343-8335

Questions on Permits:
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Employee Search: Municipal Employee Directory

Office Location

Office Location Map LinkBuilding Safety Division
4700 Elmore Road
Anchorage, AK 99507


Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

NOTE: On Wednesdays, the Permit Counter has limited service from 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. and plan review has limited service until 10:00 a.m. Building Safety is closed the first Wednesday of every month between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 9;00 a.m.

Permit submittals [new applications, change orders, etc.] must be received in the permit office before 4:00 p.m. Please call the Building Safety office at 343-8301 if you cannot make the 4:00 p.m. deadline, as we may be able to make arrangements to accommodate a late submittal.

Our office in Eagle River

Located at 12001 Business Blvd. Walk-in hours are 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. If you need an appointment outside these hours, call 343-8335 to schedule a time. Services provided through this office are:

  • Land use permit application and issuance
  • Right-of-way and land use code interpretation
  • Right-of-way and zoning inspections
  • Coordination of other Development Services Department activities to meet the needs of the Eagle River community

Mailing Address

Building Safety Division
Development Services Department
P.O. Box 196650
Anchorage, AK 99519-6650

    • Building Safety
    • Building Offical & Director : Kent Kohlhase
    • 4700 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
    • 907 343-8301