Tag Archives: housing in Kodiak

Assembly to Vote on Small Lot Zoning

Kayla Desroches/KMXT One item up for public hearing at the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly regular meeting Thursday is aimed at making more housing options available. The housing ordinance would establish a new zoning district to make it possible for people to build smaller homes. Both the Planning and Zoning Commission and the assembly have so far taken issue with some …

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Smaller Lots Could Make a Future for Smaller Homes in Kodiak

A tiny house village located in Washington D.C. Photo by Inhabitant / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT The state of Alaska abounds with creative living situations, from houseboats to yurts, and the tiny house market may have a future in Kodiak. But that starts with Kodiak Island Borough code. According to borough Community Development Director Sara Mason, the tiny house movement is …

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New Coast Guard Base Housing Completed

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Coast Guard recently opened 20 new housing units on base Kodiak. Personnel department head, Commander Brian Chambers, says the last neighborhood the Coast Guard built on the island was Aviation Hill between the late 90s and 2003. The development of these most recent duplexes began a couple of years ago. Construction company Tutor Perini Corporation broke ground …

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