Tag Archives: Planning and Zoning Commission

Lands committee looks at why property owners sit on land

Kayla Desroches/KMXT There’s plenty of land in the Kodiak Island Borough, but land owners may be hesitant to develop it. That’s what the Kodiak Island Borough Lands Committee talked about at its meeting last week. Lands committee chair Dan Rohrer said he would like to know why private enterprise might be holding onto the land. “I guess when I was …

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P & Z Approves Rezone of Former Jackson’s Mobile Home Park

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Borough Planning and Zoning Commission approved a rezone and subdivision on the property formerly known as Jackson’s Mobile Home Park. At its regular meeting last week, P & Z reviewed the request from new property owner Kevin Suydam to rezone the land on Spruce Cape road from R-3 multifamily to R-1 single family. Suydam stepped up at …

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Borough May Postpone Marijuana Legislation Deadline

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough may push back its marijuana legislation deadline to give the district more time to figure out zoning issues: For instance, whether or not cultivation should be allowed within residential districts. That, along with the city’s marijuana legislation, is one big topic on the agenda of the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak City Council …

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More Data Needed on Workforce Housing Problem

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Kayla Desroches/KMXT The two city seat holders on the Planning and Zoning Commission presented to the Kodiak City Council at its work session last night and shared their knowledge and concerns about accessory dwelling units, or ADUs. Permitting ADUs would allow a property owner to house another person on their land – for instance in a space above their garage …

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