TAKE BACK OUR TOWN
Save the Provisionally Adopted Title 21
CLICK for a page with a list of comments and testimony by various organizations and groups in Anchorage.
Attend Assembly work sessions listed below
Assembly Title 21 Committee review of proposed amendments to the version that is before the Assembly
February 19 from 9 to 11 a.m.
Where: Public Works Conference Room at 4700 Elmore
Full Assembly work session on amendments
February 22 from noon to 2
Where: Mayor’s Conference Room in City Hall.
All meetings are open to the public. While work sessions don’t provide an opportunity for the public to comment, you may share any comments you may have on the amendments following the work session and prior to the Assembly’s final action by emailing your Assembly person (link to member profiles) or to all the Assembly at email@example.com .
CLICK for more detailed information on how the Title 21 rewrite has progressed since 2001 and for more information on what we are asking for.
CLICK for a detailed list of some of the changes to the Provisionally Adopted chapters made by the current P&Z Commission and the city consultant.
For the latest Assembly, developer-dominated, version of title 21, click here.
The muni planning department has posted all relevant Title 21 documents at:
Come tell the Assembly why you live here, and how you want your children to have an even better place to live.
Call your Assembly representative. http://www.muni.org/Departments/Assembly/Pages/MemberProfiles.aspx
Email all Assembly members with this address: firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT WE SHOULD ASK FOR
Ask the Assembly
to adopt publicly approved, provisionally adopted, version of Title 21 Rewrite.
- Reject the proposal to delete mixed use zoning districts and to spread mixed use all over town instead of focusing mixed use in locations identified by Anchorage 2020.
- Reject the proposal to weaken design standards for single family homes.
- Reject the proposal to decrease setbacks from streams to 25' from the 50' to 100' in the Provisionally Adopted code.
- Reject the commission's proposal to delete height restrictions in the B-3 zones unless strong protections for residential sunlight are in place.
- Reject the commission's proposal to increase the allowed commercial uses (that means "stores") in the Industrial I-1 zones.
- Reject proposals to reduce private open space requirements.
- Reject changes that diminish neighborhood protection height transitions.
- Reject proposals for sidewalks on only one side of arterials, no sidewalks on cul de sacs, optional connections to parks and adjacent neighborhoods and thin 10' wide pedestrian easements.
- Reject any language that would decrease landscaping standards.
- Reject language that decreases standards for multi family and townhouse development.
- Reject allowing Single Family homes in all residential zones.