Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 60. Junk Yards and Scrap Metal Dealers
Section 70. Standards For Location and Regulation.
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AS 08.60.070. Standards For Location and Regulation.

The commissioner of public safety, the city council, and organized borough assembly, in considering applications and regulations, shall take into account

(1) the nature and development of surrounding property;

(2) the need to protect the local economy, adjacent land owners, and the motoring public from economically depressing and unsightly roadside locations;

(3) the proximity of churches, schools, hospitals, public buildings, recreation areas, or other places of public gathering;

(4) the sufficiency in number of other similar business establishments in the vicinity;

(5) the adequacy of fences and other types of enclosures to prevent the unsightly display of a junk yard;

(6) the health, safety, and general welfare of the public;

(7) the suitability of the applicant to establish, maintain, or operate the business under AS 08.60.050 - 08.60.100.

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