Adirondack Park Agency

Shoreline Variance Guidance

General guidance regarding variances to the Adirondack Park Agency Act and Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers Act shoreline restrictions.

The Adirondack Park Agency (the Agency) Variance Process Summary is intended to assist the applicant and the public in understanding the steps necessary to secure a variance from the Agency. The Agency's variance procedures are set forth in regulation at 9 NYCRR Section 576.5.

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Shoreline Variance Process Summary

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You can contact the APA at 518-891-4050 for assistance in determining what form you may need to fill out.