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Welcome to the Adirondack Park Agency
The APA is a New York State government agency, consisting of approximately
56 staff and an eleven-member board. In 1971 the APA was created
by the State Legislature to develop long-range land use plans for
both public and private lands within the Park.
APA is Accepting Comments on Proposed State Land Classification Actions in the Adirondack Park
The Agency has issued a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed classification of State lands in Essex and Hamilton Counties. The Agency has proposed seven classification alternatives for these lands. Public comment is invited until July 19, 2013.
Seven public hearings on the proposed classification have been scheduled:
June 12, 2013
Adirondack Park Agency
1133 NY State Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
June 17, 2013
Minerva Central School
1466 County Route 29
June 17, 2013
Newcomb Central School
5535 State Route 28N
June 25, 2013
Indian Lake Central School
6345 NYS Route 30
Indian Lake, NY
July 1, 2013
The Harley School
1981 Clover Street Rochester, NY
July 2, 2013
July 2, 2013
Warren County Board of Supervisors Room
1340 State Route 9
Warren County Offices
Lake George, NY
Additonal public hearings will be scheduled.
APA Draft Consensus Rule Making
The Agency is conducting a comprehensive review of its rules for the purpose of making non-substantive, technical changes. For further information, please see the attached draft rules. This is a preliminary draft and public comment is invited until May 31, 2013. Please address comments to the attention of Paul Van Cott, Associate Attorney at the Adirondack Park Agency, PO Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12977. Once the Agency begins the formal rule making process, an additional opportunity for public comment will be provided.
APA Board passed Resolution in Recognition of Earth Day
APA Transfer of Development Rights Bill: APA #01-13
For further information, please read the following:
Questions and Answers Regarding APA Bill #01-13
Copy of the proposed Bill #01-13
APA 2012 Annual Report
Download the report (pdf 3.3mb)
2013 Rule Review
Pursuant to Section 207 of the State Administrative Procedure Act, the attached Rules which were adopted by the Adirondack Park Agency in calendar years 2003 and 2008 must be reviewed in calendar year 2013. Public comment on the continuation or modification of these Rules is invited and will be accepted until February 27, 2013. Please address comments to the attention of Paul Van Cott, Associate Attorney at the Adirondack Park Agency, PO Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12977.
Get Storm Updates and Safety Tips.
Adirondack Club and Resort Final Order and Authorized Permits
Transmittal of Order
APA Project Findings & Order 2005-100
Agency Permit 2005-100.1 - Ski Area & Resort
Agency Permit 2005-100.2 - Marina
Agency Permit 2005-100.3 - Large Eastern Great Camp Lots
Agency Permit 2005-100.4 - Small Eastern Great Camp Lots
Agency Permit 2005-100.5 - Lake Simond View
Agency Permit 2005-100.6 - Sugarloaf North
Agency Permit 2005-100.7 - Cranberry Village
Agency Permit 2005-100.8 - East Village
Agency Permit 2005-100.9 - Tupper Lake North
Agency Permit 2005-100.10 - Tupper Lake South
Agency Permit 2005-100.11 - Sugarloaf East
Agency Permit 2005-100.12 - Small Western Great Camp Lots
Agency Permit 2005-100.13 - Westface Expansion
Agency Permit 2005-100.14 - West Slopeside
The Adirondack Park and Energy
The Agency has complied a list of resource links
that detail available programs, services and funding incentives
to assist property owners and Park residents on energy matters
and managing escalating energy costs. Energy
In a Hurry? Fast FACTS to keep you informed
On many pages of our web site, in this location you'll find what
we consider to be commonly needed information.
Fast FACTS - easy access to common questions and useful information.
to Adirondack Park Agency Land Use Regulations --
This document explains APA jurisdiction for land owners and project
sponsors. (pdf 370kb)
See About the Park for information
on Adirondack history, nature, geography and more.
Jurisdictional Inquiry Form --
(updated 3/28/2013 pdf 51kb)
Who is on the Adirondack Park Agency Board? Find out here...