Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Platting Board


The Platting Board acts on applications for preliminary plats, variances, public use easements, plat note amendments and vacations of public interest.  The Platting Board also acts on appeals of the Platting Officer's decisions. MSB 43.15.005(A).

The Platting Officer acts upon applications for abbreviated plats, waivers, and 40 acre exemptions and right-of-way acquisition plats. MSB 43.15.005(B)

Meetings Dates, the Platting Packet, Agendas, and Minutes are listed under Agendas & Minutes.

Please check the current Platting Board Meeting schedule.



IN PERSON: Starting May 1, 2021 it is optional to wear a mask to the Mat-Su Borough Hearings.

IN WRITING: You can submit written comments by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Platting Division, 350 E. Dahlia Avenue, Palmer, AK 99645

If you have questions regarding any case to be heard, please call the Platting Office at 861-7874 for staff to answer your questions.


TELEPHONIC TESTIMONY for PLATTING BOARD HEARINGS :   To call into the meeting for public testimony, please adhear to the following guidlines.  **Attention: For those using the telephonic system, please be advised that we have had technical difficulties.  The preference for public participation is in-person or submission of written comments.  Once public comments are closed, all public participation is also closed.  To ensure your concerns are heard, it is best to present them in-person. 

  • Dial 1-855-225-1887; with Conference ID 8573 then the # sign; You will hear "Joining conference" when you are admitted to the meeting.
  • You will be automatically muted and able to listen to the meeting.

  • When the Chair announces audience participation or a public hearing you would like to speak to, press *3; you will hear “Your hand has been raised.”
  • When it is your turn to testify you will hear "Your line has been unmuted."
  • State your name for the record, spell your last name and your mailing address, and provide your testimony.
  • This is not a question and answer session.  This is only for stating your concerns and comments.




Please check the Public Meetings schedule for specific meeting information.


Platting Board Members

Wilfred Fernandez, Vice Chair
LaMarr Anderson, Chair
Dennis Vau Dell
Pio Cottini
John Shadrach
Dan Bush
Alan Leonard
Amanda Salmon (Alt)
Barbara Doty, (Alt)

Platting Officer

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Staff Support

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(907) 861-7874 Full Directory

Platting Commission Agendas, Packets & Minutes

December 29, 2021Abbreviated Plat HearingAgendaPacketMinutes
December 16, 2021Platting BoardAgendaPacket
December 15, 2021Abbreviated Plat HearingAgendaPacketMinutes
December 02, 2021Platting BoardAgendaPacket
December 01, 2021Abbreviated Plat HearingAgendaPacketMinutes