Alaska Statutes.
Title 29. Municipal Government
Chapter 35. Municipal Powers and Duties
Section 200. First Class Borough Powers.
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AS 29.35.200. First Class Borough Powers.

(a) A first class borough may exercise by ordinance on a nonareawide basis any power not otherwise prohibited by law.

(b) A first class borough may by ordinance exercise the following powers on an areawide basis:

(1) provide transportation systems;

(2) provide water pollution control;

(3) provide air pollution control in accordance with AS 46.14.400 ;

(4) license day care facilities;

(5) license, impound, and dispose of animals.

(c) In addition to powers conferred by (b) of this section, a first class borough may, on an areawide basis, exercise a power not otherwise prohibited by law if the power has been acquired in accordance with AS 29.35.300.

(d) A first class borough that exercises power necessary to contain, clean up, or prevent a release or threatened release of oil or a hazardous substance, and exercises a power granted to a municipality under AS 46.04, AS 46.08, or AS 46.09 shall exercise its authority in a manner that is consistent with a regional master plan prepared by the Department of Environmental Conservation under AS 46.04.210 .

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