The Department of Commerce, Community & Economic Development may receive applications by organizations wishing to qualify as a RSDA. RSDAs, once formed, will have the ability to hold elections among fishing permit categories, to establish a tax on fish harvests for marketing, infrastructure, and other economic development efforts.
Any person or parties interested in applying as an RSDA is encouraged to provide written notice addressing several items.
When providing written notice, an organization will describe its:
Each organization submitting written notice must also do so electronically. Notice must be no more than five (5) pages, not including attachments.
Regional Seafood Development Association Application Guide
RSDA Regulations 3 AAC 149 (effective February 24, 2005)
Statutes for Regional Seafood Development Associations
Toll Free Hotline 1-800-478-5626 within Alaska