Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Planning Department

The Planning department is responsible for services including protecting historic properties, assisting in permitting needs, providing code compliance information, supporting environmental services, long range planning, and subdivision of land.

Contacts

Eileen Probasco, Planning and Land Use Director Phone: (907) 861-8501 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Development Services

One-Stop-Shop for all your permitting needs. Development Services assists the public in determining permitting needs; manages all driveway access onto borough roads; processes all utility, encroachment, construction and other Right-of-Way permits; and manages development in rights-of way and easements.

Contacts

Alex Strawn, Development Services Manager Phone: (907) 861-7822 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Theresa Taranto, Development Services Administrative Specialist Phone: (907) 861-8574 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Development Services Forms

Complaint Form, General
See Notice
Variance Application MSB 17.65
See Notice
Traffic Impact Worksheet
See Notice
Timber Harvest and Transportation Permit
See Notice
Temporary Noise Permit
See Notice

Code Compliance

The Code Compliance Division provides services for the administration and enforcement of ordinances, regulations, and the flood damage prevention program. We conduct field inspections, investigate violations and takes appropriate action to gain compliance. And Finally we provide public information and education on Borough ordinances.

Contacts

Theresa Taranto, Development Services Administrative Specialist Phone: (907) 861-8574 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Code Compliance Forms

Complaint Form - ROW
See Notice
Complaint Form, General
See Notice

Articles

Permit Center

The Permit Center is a one stop shop for all your permitting needs. We assist the public in determining permitting needs and obtaining permits for most Borough development activities. We manage all driveway access onto borough roads, process all utility, encroachment, construction and other Right-of-Way permits, and manage development in rights-of way and easements.

Contacts

Permit Center Phone: (907) 861-7822 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Michelle Olsen, Permit Technician Phone (907) 861-7871 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jennifer Monnin, Permit Technician Phone: (907) 861-8507 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Andy Dean, Right-Of-Way Coordinator Phone: (907) 861-7803 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Permit Center Forms

Marijuana Related Facility CUP
See Notice
Complaint Form - ROW
See Notice
Conditional Use Permit Alcoholic Beverage Uses
See Notice
Earth Material Extraction in Water Table
See Notice
Conditional Use Permit Application
See Notice

Planning Division

The Planning Division is responsible for developing long range land use, transportation, and public facilities plans which concern the development and growth of the Borough. The Division also provides information and management plans on Mat-Su environmental resources and provides information and recommendations to policy makers on ways to sustain and protect the quality of Mat-Su’s environmental resources. It is responsible for the annual capital improvement program. The Borough’s Certified Local Government status with the State Historic Preservation Office is maintained by the group. The Planning Division assists with the development of regulations and methods of implementing adopted plans and acts as liaison with other public agencies relating to these types of planning. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the division works with citizens, community councils, incorporated cities, advisory boards, the planning commission, and the assembly.

Contacts

Sara Jansen, Chief of Planning Phone: (907) 861-7865 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Pam Graham, Grants & Projects Phone: (907) 861-8525 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jessica Smith, Planner II Phone: (907) 861-8514 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Frankie Barker, Environmental Planner II Phone: (907) 861-8439 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Christopher Cole, Planner II Phone: (907) 861-7855 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Karol Riese, Planning Division Administrative Specialist Phone: (907) 861-8556 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Plans

Chase Comprehensive Plan
See Notice
Talkeetna Comprehensive Plan
See Notice
Petersville Road Corridor Management Plan
See Notice
Fish and Numbered Lakes LMP
See Notice
Regional Aviation System Plan
See Notice

Studies

Big Lake Community Impact Assessment
Detail See Notice
MSB Housing Needs Assessment
Detail See Notice
Earth Economics Mat-Su Basin 2013
See Notice
Contribution of Land Conservation/Residential Property Values
See Notice
Contribution of Ecosystem Svcs/Residential Property Values
See Notice

Platting

The Platting Division oversees the subdivision of land within the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Division staff assists the public in understanding and complying with the subdivision requirements specified by state and borough regulations. This involves the review of proposals to subdivide land; dedicate public use easements; and vacate public rights-of-way. Staff works with the State Recorders Office to facilitate recording of subdivision plats and resolutions. They provide copies of recorded subdivision plats and file information to the public upon request. In addition, the division is responsible for contract administration for the survey of Borough Municipal Entitled Lands.

Contacts

Fred Wagner, Platting Officer Phone: (907) 861-7874 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Platting Forms

Application for 40-Acre Exemption
See Notice
Application for Public Use Easement
See Notice
Application for Final Plat
See Notice
Application for Preliminary Plat
See Notice
Application for Variance
See Notice