Help with Forms and Documents
Opening a PDF File
Most forms are in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format. You need Acrobat
Reader or other PDF compatible software to open these files. A free
utility can be downloaded from the Adobe
web site. Acrobat version 5 or higher is required for some documents.
When you click on a form link, the form may open up in your browser
If clicking a form link does not open up the PDF file in the browser,
you may instead be asked where you want to save the file to on your
hard drive. In this case, choose a location and note the name of
the PDF file being saved. Then use your operating system to navigate
to the directory or folder location on your disk and double click
(or otherwise open) the saved PDF file.
If when clicking a form link, nothing happens, try right-clicking
on the link and choose 'Save Target As' or a similar browser option
that allows you to save the linked file to disk. After doing so,
choose a location and note the name of the PDF file being saved.
Then use your operating system to navigate to the directory or folder
location on your disk and double click (or otherwise open) the saved
Opening a FlashPaper File
Some forms are in Macromedia FlashPaper file format. You need Macromedia
Flash plug-in software to open these files. A free utility can be
downloaded from the Macromedia
Flash website. FlashPaper files have a .SWF extension.
More help for printing,
searching and other uses of FlashPaper documents is available here.
Filling Out a Form
Forms must be printed to be filled out. There are no on-line entry
methods at this time.
Filling out forms as completely as possible will aid in a more
timely review. For assistance in filling out your forms, please
see the instruction booklets indicated in the descriptive list of
forms. You may also call the Adirondack Park Agency at 518-891-4050
If You Don't Have a Printer or Have Trouble Downloading
If you don't have a printer or have difficulty downloading a form,
call the Adirondack Park Agency at 518-891-4050 and we will gladly
mail you any forms you may need.
Where to Mail a Form
Send all forms and correspondence to:
New York State Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977