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Statutory References

for Alaska Cities

The statutory references direct the code user to those portions of the state statutes that are applicable to the laws of the municipality. This reference list is up to date through April 2017.

General Provisions

Classification of municipalities. AS 29.04.010 et seq.

Codification of ordinances. AS 29.25.050

Elections. AS 29.26.010 et seq.

Extraterritorial jurisdiction. AS 29.35.020

General powers. AS 29.35.010 et seq.

Home rule municipalities. AS 29.10.010 et seq.

Local government. Alaska Const. Art. X

Municipal enactments. AS 29.25.010 et seq.

Penalties for ordinance violations. AS 29.25.070 et seq.

Administration and Personnel

Appeals from administrative decisions. AS 29.40.050

Appointment of officials. AS 29.20.360

Bonding of offices and employees. AS 29.20.610

Combining offices. AS 29.35.010(2)

Compensation of elected officials. AS 29.20.620

Conflict of interest. AS 29.20.010

Emergency disaster powers. AS 29.35.040

Governing bodies. AS 29.20.050 et seq.

Historical districts and commission. AS 29.55.010 through 29.55.020

Homeland security and civil defense powers of the Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs. AS 26.20.020

Judicial review. AS 29.40.060

Local administration of schools. AS 14.14.020 et seq.

Local health administration. AS 18.10.010 et seq.

Manager plan. AS 29.20.460 et seq.

Mayor. AS 29.20.220 et seq.

Municipal attorney. AS 29.20.370

Municipal clerk. AS 29.20.380

Municipal treasurer. AS 29.20.390

Oaths of office. AS 29.20.600

Open public meetings. AS 29.20.020 and 44.62.310 et seq.

Personnel system. AS 29.20.410

Planning commissions. AS 29.40.020

Procedures of governing bodies. AS 29.20.160

School districts and boards. AS 14.12.010 et seq. and 29.20.300

Vacancies in office. AS 29.20.170 through 29.20.180 and 29.20.280

Utility boards. AS 29.20.310

Business Licenses and Regulations

Alcoholic beverages. AS 29.35.080

Franchises and permits. AS 29.35.060

Health and Safety

Air quality control programs. AS 29.35.055 and 46.14.400 et seq.

Food and drugs. AS 17 et seq.

Fire protection. AS 18.70.010 et seq.

Fireworks. AS 18.72.010 et seq.

Garbage and solid waste. AS 29.35.050

Hazardous chemicals, materials, and waste. AS 29.35.500 et seq.

Public Peace, Morals and Welfare

Controlled substances. AS 11.71.010 et seq. and 17.30.020 et seq.

Curfew. AS 29.35.085

Enforcement of ordinances. AS 29.25.070

Firearms and knives. AS 29.35.145

Offenses against property. AS 11.46.100 through 11.46.990

Offenses against public administration. AS 11.56.100 through 11.56.900

Offenses against public health and decency. AS 11.66.100 through 11.66.300

Offenses against the family. AS 11.51.100 through 11.51.220

Offenses against the person. AS 11.41.100 through 11.41.530

Vehicles and Traffic

Alaska Uniform Traffic Laws Act. AS 28.01.010 et seq.

Impoundment and forfeiture. AS 28.01.015

Snowmobiles. AS 28.39

Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places

Special assessments. AS 29.46.010 et seq.

Public Services

Garbage and solid waste services. AS 29.35.050

Public utilities. AS 29.35.070

Buildings and Construction

Tourist and trailer camps, motor courts, and motels. AS 18.35.010 et seq.

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