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Notice about payments:


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 Governor's COVID-19 Disaster Order of Suspension No. 2 as amended, or the Director's Finding concerning extensions of certain land sale contract and lease payments. Contact the DMLW by email at dnr.dmlw.financialassistance@alaska.gov or by phone at (907) 269-8594. Thank you.

Survey Fees

Contact Survey Section


Dept. of Natural Resources
Div. of Mining, Land & Water
550 W 7th Ave Suite 650
Anchorage, AK 99501-3576
(907) 269-8523

Fees for Surveys and Platting

The fees for survey and platting are found in 11 AAC 05.240. These fees are currently reduced by director's order to the rates below. If you have any questions about how the fee regulations apply to your project, please contact our survey section at (907) 269-8523.

Additional Hours Costs


Each fee paid includes a maximum amount of allotted staff time (listed below).

Each additional hour of actual staff time will incur an additional fee of $75 per hour.

Request For Proposal

Description
Fee
Staff Time

First Copy
$0

Each Additional Copy
$40

Plat Review Within State Owned Land (under AS 38.04.045)

Description
Fee
Staff Time

For first two reviews on one parcel or tract, plus:
$1200
40 hrs
For each additional parcel or tract on first two reviews
+$160
+4 hrs
For third and each additional review
+$400
+13 hrs
For each additional parcel or tract on third and each additional review
+$160
+5.5 hrs
For final plat approval and signing
+$0

For each additional staff hour above allotted staff time
+$75
+1 hrs

Plat Review Within The Unorganized Borough (under AS 40.15.305)

Description
Fee
Staff Time

For first two reviews on first two parcels or tracts for each plat, plus:
$800
27 hrs
For each additional parcel or tract on first two reviews for each plat
+$80
+3 hrs
For third and each additional review of a plat
+$320
+11 hrs
For each additional parcel or tract on third and each additional review of a plat
+$40
+1.5 hrs
For final plat approval and signing
+$0

For a petition to replat an existing approved plat (including a Boundary Vacation) under 11 AAC 53.730
$400
13 hrs

For an extension of time to submit a final plat of a replatunder 11 AAC 53.730(e)
$32
1 hrs

For each additional staff hour above allotted staff time
+$75
+1 hrs

Plat Review For A Vacation, Modification, Or Relocation Of Easement/Right-Of-Way (under 11 AAC 51.065)

Description
Fee
Staff Time

For a plat review for a vacation, modification, or relocation of easement/right-of-way
$192
6 hrs

For each additional staff hour above allotted staff time
+$75
+1 hrs

As-Built Plat Review For An Easement Or Right-Of-Way (under 11 AAC 05.240)

Description
Fee
Staff Time

For first two reviews on one plat sheet, plus:
$160
5.5 hrs
For each additional plat sheet on first two reviews
+$80
+2.5 hrs
For third and each additional review on one plat sheet
+$40
+1.5 hrs
For each additional plat sheet on third and each additional review
+$40
+1.5 hrs
For final plat approval and signing
+$0

For each additional staff hour above allotted staff time
+$75
+1 hrs

Issuance or Amendment of Survey Instructions (under 11 AAC 05.240)

Description
Fee
Staff Time

For conveyances for a municipal entitlement, municipal tideland or submerged lands, public and charitable, or preference right under AS 38.04.045
$2000
67 hrs

For a land sale, lease or any other type of survey under AS 38.04.045
$1200
40 hrs

For an easement or right-of-way vacation or relocation under 11 AAC 51.065
$1200
40 hrs

For a linear easement or right-of-way (based on length in miles) of an as-built plat on upland, shoreland, tideland or submerged land (includes up to two landings):
For first segment of no more than 0.5 miles in length
$120
For first segment greater than 0.5 miles but no more than 1 mile in length
$240
8 hrs
For each additional 6-mile segment or portion thereof in excess of 1 mile in length on upland or tideland
+$120
+4 hrs
For each additional 6-mile segment or portion thereof in excess of 1 mile in length on shoreland or submerged land
+$32
+1 hrs
For third and each additional landing
+$120
+4 hrs

For a non-linear easement or right-of-way (based on area in acres) of an as-built plat on upland, shoreland, tideland or submerged land (includes up to two landings):
For first segment of no more than 1 acre in area
$120
For first segment greater than 1 acre but no more than 3 acres in area
$240
8 hrs
For each additional 12-acre segment or portion thereof in excess of 3 acres in area
+$120
+4 hrs
For third and each additional landing
+$120
+4 hrs

For each additional staff hour above allotted staff time
+$75
+1 hrs