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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.

Prince William Sound Area Plan for State Lands

2007 Amendment:
The Prince William Sound Area Plan was amended on April 3, 2007,  providing land use designations and management intent for 7,840 acres of land in Unit 22, Valdez Arm.

Final Prince William Sound Area Plan Amendment and Land Classification Order (PDF), dated 4/3/07, with map. NOTE: the LCO# has been corrected to #SC-88-004A03 in Land Administration System(LAS) and in the classification log.

1988 Original Plan:
The first link below is for the entire document, which is quite large and may take considerable time to download on certain internet connections. The other links will take you to specific sections or pages for faster downloads.

PDF File of Entire Plan (PDF) (70 MB) Note: Once this PDF file is open, clicking on items in the Table of Contents will take you to corresponding sections.

Includes: Cover, Errata, Plan Adoption Signatures, Planning Team, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents, List of Tables and Figures, List of Maps, Where to Find It, How to Use This Plan

Chapter 1 (PDF). Introduction

Includes: Summary of Purpose, Why Plan for Public Land, The Planning Area and Land Ownership, How was the Plan Developed, Public Participation, Summary of Plan Actions, Applicability of the Plan to Units of the Alaska State Park System, Summary of Plan Implementation, Summary of Plan Modification

Chapter 2. Areawide Land Management Policies

Chapter 3. Land Management Policies for Each Management

Includes: Surface and Subsurface Land Use Designations, Resource Management Areas, General Use Areas, Areas Proposed for Legislative Designations, Management Guidelines, Resource Information, Flexibility of the Plan, University Land Settlement

MU 1: College Fiord (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 2: Passage Canal (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 3: Blackstone Bay (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 4: Cochrane Bay (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 5: Port Wells (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 6: Lake George (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 7: Esther Island (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 8: Culross (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 9: Perry Island (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 10: Main Bay (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 11: Port Nellie Juan (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 12: Icy Bay (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 13: Chenega (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 14: Port Bainbridge (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 15: Day Harbor (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 16: Knight Island (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 17: Naked Island (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 18: Eaglek Bay (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 19: Columbia Glacier (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 20: Valdez Mountains (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 21: City of Valdez (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 22: Valdez Arm (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 23: Fidalgo (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 24: Montague Island (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 25: Hinchinbrook Island (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 26: Hawkins Island (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 27: City of Cordova (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 28: Copper River Delta (PDF) Map (PDF)
MU 29: Katalla (PDF) Map (PDF)

Chapter 4 (PDF). Implementation

Includes: Introduction, Overlapping Land Selections, Land Exchanges, Cooperative Management Agreements and Memorandums of Understanding, Coordination with Federal Land Management, Coastal Management Coordination, Land Use Classifications, Mineral Orders, Land for Future Municipalities, Areas Proposed for Legislative Designation, Procedures for Plan Modification and Amendment

Chapter 5 (PDF). Land Selection and Relinquishments

Includes: Introduction, Entitlement Overview, Allowable Selection Purposes, Selection Priority System, Prioritized Land Selections and Relinquishments

Map of Selections and Relinquishments (PDF)


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