The Planning Commission Meeting will occur June 23, 7 P.M. This meeting will be virtual and telephonic only, and will be to review applications for land disposal and a text amendment to revise Title 49. These items are up for public hearing.

Adhering to the State of Alaska mandate on gatherings, the Assembly Chambers will be closed to the public. This virtual meeting will be by video and telephonic participation only. To join the webinar, paste this URL into your browser: https://juneau.zoom.us/j/95328546768. To participate telephonically, call: 1-346-248-7799 or 1-669-900-6833 or 1-253-215-8782 or 1-312-626-6799 or 1-929-436-2866 or 1-301-715-8592 and enter Webinar ID: 953 2854 6768. At the start of testimony, the caller will be asked to state their name, place of residence, and will be asked to stay on the phone after their testimony to answer any questions from the Commission. If you have any questions about the procedure, please contact the Community Development Department at 907-586-0715.

The public is encouraged to submit written comments to pc_comments@juneau.org by 12 noon, June 19, or testify telephonically at the meeting.  For more information related to the Planning Commission Meeting agenda items, click here.

Land disposal by sale to a neighboring property (CSP2020 0004)

The applicant requests a land disposal of 0.15 acres of CBJ land at 848 Basin Road to a neighboring property. The subject parcel has been vacant since approximately 1990, when records indicate the home on site was demolished. The property is in a moderate hazard zone due to landslide. The Comprehensive Plan and the All Hazards Mitigation Plan recommend CBJ acquisition and retention of lands and discourage development in moderate hazard zones.

A text amendment to revise Title 49 to meet Federal Emergency Management Agency requirements (AME2020 0003)

The applicant requests a text amendment to revise and update Title 49 to adopt flood management regulations, maps, and a flood insurance study to meet Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requirements. As a result of new analysis and public comments from the 2018 and 2019 public process, FEMA has release the final pending Flood Insurance Rate Map and Flood Insurance Study. To participate in FEMA’s Nation  Flood Insurance Program, CBJ must adopt and enforce floodplain management regulations, FEMA’s Flood Insurance Study for the Borough, and FEMA’s Flood Insurance Rate Map that shows different flood zones and base flood elevations.