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1 Answer | Asked in Environmental, Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate Law and Construction Law for Alaska on
Q: Can I be denied permits for a very large developement project on my land on the basis of keeping the land undeveloped?

Lets say I own a deeded 64,000 acre block of forested land with no conservation easments. Then lets say I want to build a town on this land. Houses, subdivsions, trailer parks, businesses, industrial zone, roads. highways, etc. Assuming all the structures to be built are up to code and don't... View More

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Mar 23, 2023

Assuming that your land is in an organized borough or municipality, yes, there are many factors that might make it difficult to develop the land. Check with the code enforcement office of your borough or municipality to see what you might need to do.

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Q: is a college liable for clean up costs when an alumnus donates contaminated land. What source will answer this?
Gregory Andrews Cade
Gregory Andrews Cade
answered on Apr 19, 2017

If it's a state college, cleaning should concern the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Good luck.

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