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.

  • Governor Hochul Announces Listening Sessions for Clean Water, Clean Air, Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act

    Governor Kathy Hochul announces listening session opportunities in the statewide educational listening tour to advance the $4.2 billion Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act. The tour provides an opportunity for the public and potential funding applicants to learn more about the Bond Act and the draft eligibility guidelines being developed to identify potential projects.

    The next round of listening tour sessions include:

    • Central New York: June 8, from 1 to 3 p.m., State University of New York Cortland, Corey Union Function Room
    • North Country: July 14, 1 to 3 p.m., North Country Community College, Sparks Athletic Complex Alumni Gymnasium
    • Capital Region: July 20, 1 to 3 p.m., University at Albany, Campus Center Auditorium
    • Lower Hudson: August 15, 1 to 3 p.m., Westchester County Center, Little Theater
    • Long Island: August 24, 1 to 3 p.m., Suffolk County Community College, Suffolk Credit Union Arena

    To register for any of these sessions visit

  • 2023 Adirondack Planning Forum

    Thank you speakers, exhibitors and attendees for making the 2023 Adirondack Planning Forum a success!  Forum presentations and handouts are now posted on the Local Government page under “Training for Local Officials”.

  • Important Website Access Information

    On December 8, 2021, New York State will upgrade security protections to our websites and applications. Access to government websites and applications will require the use of up-to-date and secure web browsers. If you are using an older web browser, you will need to upgrade to a current web browser prior to December 1.

    To verify that your browser meets the new requirements, visit Link to New York State Encryption Verification Website

     The following popular web browsers are among many capable of supporting up-to-date security protocols:

     Microsoft Internet Explorer 11  Microsoft Edge version 12 and above
     Google Chrome version 30 and above  Mozilla Firefox 27 and above
     Opera 17 and above  Apple Safari 7 and above