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Individual land buyers, lessees of state land, or permittees who are unable to make their payments should immediately contact the Division of Mining, Land and Water (DMLW) to discuss ways to address their financial hardship and payments due, consistent with the COVID-19 Outbreak Health Order 1: Suspension of Laws and Appendix A, or the Director's Finding concerning extensions of certain land sale contract and lease payments, or the Commissioner's Order of Extension for mining payments.

Kenai Area Plan

adopted January 7, 2000

Chapter 1: Introduction (pdf)

Includes: Purpose of the plan | Description of planning area | How the plan is organized | Why plan was developed | What the plan will do | How the plan is used | The relationship with other plans | How the plan was developed | The planning process | Who developed the plan? | Resources and uses within the area | What the plan won't do | Plan actions | Plan implementation and modification

Chapter 2: Goals, Management Intent And Guidelines (pdf)

Introduction includes: Areawide land management policies | Definitions | Goals | Management intent | Framework of the plan | Guidelines by activity or resource value | Other state land

Chapter 3: Land Management Policies For Each Management Unit

Region and Map Locator (PDF)
Key to the two-letter land-use designations (PDF)

Introduction (PDF)
Includes: List of land use designations with their management intent and abbreviations | Management Intent | Disposal or Retention in State Ownership | Management Guidelines | Flexibility of the Plan

Management Intent for Navigable Waterbodies (PDF)

Chapter 4: Implementation And Recommendations (pdf) (PDF)

Includes: Introduction | State land classification | Special use land designations | Municipal entitlements | School Trust lands | Public Trust Doctrine | Types of plan changes | Surface leasing | Alaska Coastal Management Program | Mineral Orders | Oil and gas leasing and additions to the State Park System | Seward Highway Scenic Byway | Proposed additions to KRSMA, the State Park System, wildlife refuges, and management by other agencies


A. Glossary (PDF)
B. Mineral Orders (PDF)
     Map B.1 - Mineral Orders (PDF)
C. Caribou Hills Management Plan and Special Use Land Designation (PDF)
     Map C.1 - Caribou Hills Management Plan (PDF)
D. Commissioner's Decision on Lake Clark, Kenai Fjords, Resurrection Bay and Exit Glacier Road Special Use Land Designations (PDF)
     Map D.1 - Lake Clark Special Use Land Designation (PDF)
     Map D.2 - Kenai Fjords Special Use Land Designation (PDF)
     Map D.3 - Resurrection Bay Special Use Land Designation (PDF)
     Map D.4 - Exit Glacier Road Special Use Land Designation (PDF)
E. Acreage of Designations by Region and Acreages in all Ownerships within the Planning Area (PDF)
F. Criteria for Resource Information Summary Rating (PDF)
G. Related Planning Documents (PDF)
H. Plan Index (PDF)

Questions? Contact Resource Assessment and Development Section at 269-8534


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