Adirondack Park Agency

  • The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) is a New York State government agency, consisting of 54 staff and an eleven-member board. In 1971 the APA was created by the State Legislature to develop long-range public and private land use plans for the largest park in the continental United States.

  • Adirondack Park Agency 2015 Annual Report       
    2015 Annual Report

    Read the APA 2015 Annual Report

    See APA Division reports under Special News Items in the Press Room

  • Comment On Amendments To The Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan

    The Adirondack Park Agency Is Accepting Public Comments On Amendments To The Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan. Proposed amendments focus on the use of bicycles in the Essex Chain and Pine Lake Primitive Areas and the use of non-natural materials for bridge construction over the Cedar River.

    The Agency held four public hearings on the proposed amendments at the following locations: January 6th, Adirondack Park Agency, Ray Brook; January 7th at Newcomb Central School, Newcomb; January 13th, NYS DEC Offices, Albany; and January 13th at Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs. A copy of the slide presentation shown at the hearings is available here (pdf 1.9 mb.)

    Comments will be accepted until January 29, 2016.

    DSEIS- Proposed Amendments to the State Land Master Plan

    Appendix 1 Appendix 2A Appendix 2B Appendix 3A
    Appendix 3B Appendix 4 Appendix 5  

    Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement - Guidelines for Amending the ASLMP

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  • Adirondack Park Agency Offers Hamlet Economic Planning And Assistance Program

    The new Hamlet Economic Planning And Assistance Program (HEPA) service will help Adirondack Local Governments plan for economic development.

    Staff review land use map
    APA staff review map of potential development sites as part of HEPA pilot project.

    For more information see the Press Release or read about the HEPA Program in the Business/Economy section of our website.