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 State Land Public Comment Period Announcement
DEC and APA to conduct concurrent public comment period. The deadline for public comments is June 27, 2018. Public Meetings are scheduled for May 23, 2018 in Albany and Newcomb.
Please email SLMP Conformance Comments to SLMP_ump_comments@apa.ny.gov
For more information please see DEC Press Room
APA Improves Application Process For Large Scale Subdivisions and Shoreline Variance Projects
APA Chairman Craig said, “These revised application processes will improve efficiency, further clarify project requirements and eliminate unnecessary costs to project sponsors.”
Please see Press Release
Governor Cuomo Approves State Land Classification
Governor Andrew Cuomo approves APA recommendation for 2016-17 State Land Classification Package - Press Release
View a new State Land Interactive Map
On February 2, 2018, the Agency Board voted to accept the Final Environmental Impact Statement for classification of the Boreas Ponds Tract, subject to ministerial changes. The documents may be viewed here: SLMP Final Environmental Impact Statement, Preferred Alternative Map 2B, Appendix A Map Book, Appendix B Public Comment Response, Appendix C Comparison of DSEIS to FSEIS Redline, Appendix D Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan Area Descriptions Redline
APA Announces Public Comment Period For Travel Corridor Amendment
APA has proposed an amendment to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan (APSLMP) involving the clarification of the Travel Corridors classification category definition, the guidelines for management and use, and amendments of related provisions. The APA will accept public comment until May 7, 2018. Three public hearing sessions will be held on April 11, 24 and 25.
Please address comments to:
Deputy Director for Planning
NYS Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Email - SLMP_Comments@apa.ny.gov