Yakutat, Alaska

Yaakwdáat "the place where canoes rest"

Planning & Zoning Department

Lauri Jemison photo
Lauri Jemison photo

The Planning & Zoning Commission meets on the second Thursday of each month, in the Planning Office, in the Courthouse basement. Special meetings occur as announced. The deadline for submissions for a regular meeting are the first Thursday of the month of the meeting. 

Commission Chair Kathy Jacobson

Commissioner Sam Demmert

Commissioner Mary Ann Porter

Commissioner Teresa Swanson

Commissioner Lowell Petersen

Borough Planner Rhonda R. Coston


Western Borough Planning

The western part of the City and Borough of Yakutat, from Cape Suckling to east Icy Bay, is an approximate 100-mile swath of coast along the Gulf of Alaska and inland approximately 8 to 9 miles to Bagley Ice Field and the Canadian Border.