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Legislative Efforts

One of the prime missions of our association is the active involvement and participation in the legislative process leading to ordinances and statutes that affect our industry and our customers. In pursuit of this goal, our Legislative Committee, along with association staff, is responsible for overseeing the changes taking place in local municipal sign codes by becoming involved throughout these sign code revision processes. Through this committee, we have a vehicle by which we can make some vital contributions to the various governing bodies at the local level.

All members must be willing to be the association's eyes and ears, and to act as a conduit of information that they may hear at City Hall of upcoming changes.

The NWSC Legislative Committee representatives typically meet with staff and any consultants at the outset and any subsequent meetings where development of the code takes place. Providing input during draft development is extremely important to the outcome of the final document.

Being present at public workshops and hearings before the Planning Commission, City Council, and Board of Supervisors is an important element in the process of adoption of a new ordinance as this keeps the issues and consequences in front of the governing body for consideration.

Throughout the process of code rewrites, the association continually asks these three important questions: Is it fair to all concerned? Is it equitable? Is it enforceable? The association strives to ensure that the codes which we must operate under to provide the best service and products to our customers must meet these basic criteria.

With the support of a watchful and involved membership, the future of the industry should remain strong within the region.


Below is a list of all Alaska Cities. The top link will provide you with the cities web page regarding the sign code, and the bottom link will provide you the sign code PDF.

Anchorage: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Barrow: Click Here
PDF: Refer to Alaska Sign Design Specifications

Bethel: Click Here
PDF: Refer to Alaska Sign Design Specifications also Bethel Site Plan

Delta: Click Here
PDF: Refer to Alaska Sign Design Specifications

Dillingham: Click Here
PDF: Refer to Alaska Sign Design Specifications also Regulation of Signs

Fairbanks: Click Here
PDF: Refer to Alaska Sign Design Specifications

Houston: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Juneau: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Kenai: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Ketchikan: Click Here
PDF: Refer to Ketchikan Gateway Borough

Kodiak: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Nome: Click Here
PDF: Refer to Alaska Sign Design Specifications

North Pole: Click Here
PDF: Refer to Alaska Sign Design Specifications

Palmer City: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Seward: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Skagway: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Sitka: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Valdez: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Wasilla: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Wrangell: Click Here
PDF: Click Here