RESOLUTION
NUMBER
DATE
ADOPTED
DESCRIPTION
2016-01

Public Hearing
2-8-16
2-22-16 Naming Certain Rights-of-Way withiin S6 T7S R11W, SM, AK within Emergency Service Number (ESN) 901.

Unnamed Private Trail to Stillpoint Trl
2016-02

Public Hearing
2-8-16
2-22-16 Renaming Certain Public Rights-of-Way within S29 T8S R14W, SM, AK within Emergency Service Number (ESN) 826.

Outside Beach Dr to Posh Community Dr
2016-03

Public Hearing
3-28-16
   
2016-04

Public Hearing
3-28-16
   


An Alternative Style of Development for Local Property Owners


What is Local Option Zoning?

Why Use Local Option Zoning?
Who Enforces Local Option Zoning?

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Established Local Option Zoning Districts

Single-Family Residential (R-1) Districts:

Bings Landing Map Standards and Allowed Uses
College Heights Map Standards and Allowed Uses
Correia Map Standards and Allowed Uses
Diamond Willow - Fairfield Map Standards and Allowed Uses
Diamond Willow - Ravenwood         Map Standards and Allowed Uses
Funny River Grove Map Standards and Allowed Uses
Grande View Heights One Map Standards and Allowed Uses
North Fork One Map Standards and Allowed Uses
Ten Mar Ranch Map Standards and Allowed Uses
Widgeon Woods Map Standards and Allowed Uses

 

Rural Residential (R-R) Districts:

Birch and Grouse Ridge                 Map Standards and Allowed Uses
Russian Gap Map Standards and Allowed Uses

 

Multi-Family (R-M) Districts:

Discovery Park                            Map Standards and Allowed Uses
Percy Hope                  Map Standards and Allowed Uses

 

Waterfront Residential (R-W) Districts:

Keystone Estates                           Map Standards and Allowed Uses



For More Information
:
Bruce Wall, Planner
bwall@kpb.us

 

Comprehensive Plans

Kenai Peninsula Borough Comprehensive Plan (2005)


Plans Adopted as Elements of the 
2005 Kenai Peninsula Borough Comprehensive Plan:

Community Land Use Plan for Borough Lands in Hope (1987)
Community Recommendations on a Land Use Plan for Borough Lands 1992 Additions - Hope & Sunrise (July 1992)
Community Land Use Plan for Borough Lands in Sunrise (1988)
Community Recommendations on a Land Use Plan for Borough Lands - Cooper Landing (1992)
Cooper Landing Land Use Classification Plan for Borough-owned and Borough Selected Lands (1996)
Comprehensive Plan - Moose Pass (1993)
KPB Trail Plan (1998)
Seward Highway Corridor Partnership Plan
Cooper Landing Walkable Community Project

Official Borough Comprehensive Plans
for Portions of the Borough Within the Boundaries of Incorporated Cities

City of Homer Comprehensive Plan 2008 (adopted 2010)
     * Homer Non-motorized Transportation and Trail Plan (2004)
     * Homer Area Transportation Plan (2005)     Transportation Plan Maps
    * Homer Town Center Plan (2006)
     * Homer Spit Comprehensive Plan (2011)     Maps
Envision Soldotna 2030 
     * Downtown Improvement Plan
     * Recreation & Trails Plan
     * Safe Routes to Schools
     * Streets Inventory & Management Plan
     * Utility Plans:  Drainage        Wastewater Facilities        Wastewater Master         Water
City of Seward Comprehensive Plan - Volume 1     Volume 2
City of Seldovia Comprehensive Plan
Kachemak City Comprehensive Community Plan
City of Kenai Comprehensive Plan 
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Miscellaneous Plans & Reports

Administration Building Emergency Action Plan 
KPB Transportation Plan (2003)
All-Hazard Multi-Jurisdictional Mitigation Plan
Coastal Management Program Plan Update (2007)
KPB Trail Plan Phase 1 (1992) 
Nikiski Groundwater Study - Revised Report (April 2015)
Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District
      * 2016 Kenai Peninsula Situations & Prospects 
      * 2015 Kenai Peninsula Situations & Prospects

Kenai Area Plan
Let Your Assets Be Your Guide - Handbook for Community Planning
Port Graham/Nanwalek Area that Merits Special Attention (1992)
Urban Forestry Plan for the Kenai Peninsula Borough (1990)
Funny River Community Plan (2004) 
Nikiski Community Action Plan (2001)
Ninilchik Community Plan (2004)
Sterling Community Plan (2004)

Plans & Reports that can be Viewed in the Planning Department Library

Forest Resources Management Plan (1986)
LESA - Land Evaluation and Site Assessment (1987) 
Chuitna Area Resource Development Plan (1988) 
KPB Comprehensive Plan (1992)
Correctional Community Residential Center (CCRC) Task Force Report (1997)

KPB Code of Ordinances Chapter 21.29 (Adopted as Ordinance 2006-01, August 1, 2006) regulates material extraction, materials processing, and excavation in the water table.

If you are planning to dig on your property, please read the information below to determine if a borough permit is required.

The following types of material extraction activities
does not require a borough permit:

Material extraction which disturbs a cumulative area of less than one acre, that is not in a mapped flood plain, or subject to 21.29.010(B), does not enter the water table, and does not cross property boundaries.  There will be no excavation within 20 feet of a right-of-way, or within 10 feet of a lot line.

Material extraction taking place on dewatered bars within the confines of the Snow River and the streams within the Seward-Bear  Creek Flood Service Area.  However, operators subject to this exemption shall provide the planning department with the information required by KPB 21.29.030(A)(1), (2), (6), (7) and a current flood plain development permit prior to beginning operations.

Extraction on a prior existing use or "grandfathered" parcel pursuant to KPB 21.29.120.


The following types of material extraction activities
requires a borough permit:

A counter permit is required for material extraction which disturbs no more than 2.5 cumulative acres and does not enter the water table. Counter permits are approved by the planning director, and are not subject to the notice requirements or planning commission approval of KPB 21.25.060. A counter permit is valid for a period of 12 months, with a possible 12-month extension.

Counter Permit application - Application Fee:  $50.00


A conditional land use permit (CLUP) is required for material extraction which disturbs more than 2.5 cumulative acres, or material extraction of any size that enters the water table.  A CLUP is required for materials processing.  A CLUP is valid for a period of five years.

Conditional Land Use Permit application - Application Fee:  $300.00


For more information regarding material site permits,
please contact Bruce Wall at  (907) 714-2200.

Alaska DEC Gravel Extraction Best Management Practices
Alaska DNR Reclamation Plan Form

Subcategories

Membership, duties, and responsibilities of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Planning Commission are set by Borough Code 2.40 (amended by Ordinance 2007-34) (pdf). Research the Borough Code through this link.

The Planning Commission usually meets in the Assembly Chambers, Borough Administration Building, 144 North Binkley Street, Soldotna. Occasionally, meetings are held in different communities. Please verify the meeting location and time by checking the current agenda.