Alaska Additional Pre-existing State Land Use Assessment Overview (13-AK-a)
Additional Pre-existing State Land Use Assessment Overview Process
13-AK-a.1 to 13-AK-a.2 – Does the Propose Project Need Access to State Land?
A developer may need to obtain a Land Use Permit from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’s Division of Mining, Land and Water for projects that need to access state land. The Alaska Division of Mining Land and Water must consider a development projects impact on shoreland, tideland, and submerged lands in the state's land use permitting process. For more information, see:
13-AK-a.2 to 13-AK-a.4 – Will the Proposed Project Involve the Sale, Lease, or Other Disposal of State Land?
A developer may need to obtain a Best Interest finding from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources for proposed projects that require the sale, lease, or other disposal of state land. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources must make a finding that the development project will be in the best interest of the state, considering the foreseeable effects on the state's fish and wildlife, historic resources, cultural resources, and Alaska communities. For more information, see:
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