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Statutory References

for Alaska Municipalities

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The statutory references listed below refer the code user to state statutes applicable to Alaska municipalities. They are current through June 2023.

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

Enforcement of tax liens. AS 29.45.290 et seq.

Governing bodies. AS 29.20.050 et seq.

Historical districts and commission. AS 29.55.010 – 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.

Other municipal boards and commissions. AS 29.20.320

Personnel system. AS 29.20.410

Planning commissions. AS 29.40.020

Procedures of governing bodies. AS 29.20.160

Prohibited discrimination. AS 29.20.630

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

Utility boards. AS 29.20.310

Vacancies in office. AS 29.20.170 – 29.20.180 and 29.20.280

Business Licenses, Taxes 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.

Emergency medical services. AS 18.08.010 et seq.

Fire protection. AS 18.70.010 et seq.

Fireworks. AS 18.72.010 et seq.

Food and drugs. AS 17 et seq.

Garbage and solid waste. AS 29.35.050

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

Medical uses of marijuana. AS 17.37.010 et seq.

Public Peace, Morals and Welfare

Controlled substances. AS 11.71.010 et seq., 11.73.010 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

Marijuana regulation. AS 17.38.010 et seq.

Offenses against property. AS 11.46.100 – 11.46.990

Offenses against public administration. AS 11.56.100 – 11.56.900

Offenses against public health and decency. AS 11.66.100 – 11.66.300

Offenses against the family. AS 11.51.100 – 11.51.220

Offenses against the person. AS 11.41.100 – 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 Property

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.