Alaska Statutes.
Title 40. Public Records and Recorders
Chapter 15. Subdivisions and Dedications
Section 900. Definitions.
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AS 40.15.900. Definitions.

In this chapter,

(1) "commissioner" means the commissioner of natural resources;

(2) "monument" means a fixed physical object marking a point on the surface of the earth used to commence or control a survey or to establish a lot corner;

(3) "plat" means a map or delineated representation of a tract or parcel of land showing the subdivision of land into lots, blocks, streets, or other divisions;

(4) "street" means an access way in common use including all of the land lying within a dedicated right-of-way as delineated on a plat showing streets, whether improved or unimproved;

(5) "subdivision"

(A) means the division of a tract or parcel of land into two or more lots by the landowner or by the creation of public access, excluding common carrier and public utility access;

(B) does not include cadastral plats or cadastral control plats created by or on behalf of the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, regardless of whether these plats include easements or other public dedications;

(6) "surveyor" means an individual licensed to practice land surveying in the state under AS 08.48.

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