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A municipality may, by ordinance adopted by its governing body,
(1) prescribe minimum standards for the use and occupancy of dwellings inside its boundaries;
(2) prevent the use or occupancy of a dwelling that is injurious to the public health, safety, morals or welfare; and
(3) prescribe punishment for the violation of the ordinance.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 18. Health, Safety, Housing, Human Rights, and Public Defender § 18.55.930. Powers of a municipality to control use and occupancy of dwellings - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-18-health-safety-housing-human-rights-and-public-defender/ak-st-sect-18-55-930.html
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