City and Borough of Juneau
155 S. Seward Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
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Wetlands Review Board Fact Sheet

Title: Wetlands Review Board

Type of Board/Commission/Committee: Advisory

Affiliated Department: Community Development

Status: Active

Governing Legislation:
-CBJ Code 49.10.700
-CBJ Coastal Management Plan
-Date Created: June 01, 1995
-Sunset Date: N/A

To reference the general rules of procedure and informational booklet for all boards, please see the documents available on the General Board Information page.

Description: There is established the wetlands review board of the City and Borough, whose purpose is to implement the provisions of the Juneau Wetlands Management Plan. (a) The wetlands review board shall serve as the decision-making body for the issuance of wetlands development permits in Category C and D wetlands, and enhancement project permits in Category EP wetlands, in accordance with the Juneau Wetlands Management Plan and the General Permit for wetlands development issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and administered by the City and Borough. The wetlands review board will apply the permit review procedures and standards set forth in section 49.70.1000 et seq. (b) The wetlands review board shall administer the City and Borough's wetlands mitigation bank, as established in the Juneau Wetlands Management Plan and in subsection 49.70.1085(b). The wetlands review board shall develop and maintain a long-term mitigation strategy for Juneau wetlands as described in subsection 49.70.1085(a) (c) The wetlands review board shall prepare an annual report on the status of the mitigation bank. (Serial No. 95-35, § 2, 1995)

Membership: 49.10.710 Membership. The members of the wetlands review board shall be nine residents of the City and Borough who shall serve without pay. Two shall be members of the planning commission, and seven shall be members of the public. (Serial No. 95-35, § 2, 1995) 49.10.720 Appointment. Planning commission members shall be appointed by the commission. Public board members shall be appointed by the assembly. When public members are appointed, the assembly shall consider obtaining the broadest possible representation of members with knowledge of the values, functions and uses of wetlands, such as fish or wildlife biology, geology, hydrology, land use planning, and engineering. Appointments to fill vacancies shall be for the unexpired term only. (Serial No. 95-35, § 2, 1995)

Officers: Chair & Vice Chair

Quorum: 5

Term Limits: None

Annual Appointment Period (Annual Reports Due): December

Meetings: 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:15pm in the City Hall Conference Room #224

Special Facts:

Staff Contact: Teri Camery - 586-0755 -


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