Platting Board

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Platting Board is empowered to approve, disapprove or return for modification or correction subdivisions, plats, and replats filed with the Platting Board pursuant to the Alaska Statutes and to the Subdivision ordinance.
  • The Platting Board is empowered to waive the preparation, submission for approval and recording of plats of subdivisions, if such waiver would be permitted by statute and by the subdivision ordinance.
  • The Platting Board is empowered to approve or disapprove dedications and vacations subject to AS 29:40.
  • The Platting Board is empowered to impose special standards and restrictions as permitted in FNSBC 17.60.020.
  • The Platting Board is empowered to vary or modify specific requirements of the subdivision ordinance as permitted in FNSBC 17.64.010.
  • The Platting Board is empowered to recommend changes, modifications and revisions to FNSBC Ch. 4.84 and to the subdivision ordnances to the Borough Assembly.


Meetings are scheduled on the third Wednesday every month at 6:00 p.m. This information is routinely updated to reflect any upcoming meetings. To watch live meetings, citizens may access them through the links below. Please note once the meeting has started a live red button will be available. If you are having issues, try refreshing your web browser.

  • The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers, Juanita Helms Administration Center, 907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks, AK.

Additional Information

Citizens' Comments A

Agenda items not scheduled for public hearing, quasi-judicial hearing, legislative hearing or appeal

Citizens' Comments B

Items other than those appearing on the agenda


How to Provide Testimony

In-Person or Telephonic Testimony

Once an agenda is published, citizens may sign up to testify in person or telephonically by doing one of the following:

  1. Calling the Clerk's Office at 907-459-1401 no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting;
  2. Completing the online sign-up form no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting; or 
  3. Signing up in person before the meeting has been called to order.

During the meeting, the Chair will invite citizens to the table or ask the Clerk to call citizens when it is their turn to speak. Please note the following:

  • If a phone call is not answered, the Chair will move to the next citizen who has signed up.
  • Testimony will be heard in the order in which citizens have signed up.
  • Each citizen will have three minutes to provide testimony.
  • Other citizens attending in person may provide comments after those who have signed up.

Written Testimony

Citizens may submit comments using the online contact form or at