Adirondack Park Agency

Agency Regulations

The Adirondack Park Agency administers the Adirondack Park Agency Act (Executive Law, article 27), the Freshwater Wetlands Act (Environmental Conservation Law, article 24) within the Adirondack Park and, for private lands within the Adirondack Park, the Wild Scenic and Recreational Rivers System Act (Environmental Conservation Law, article 15, title 27).

Agency regulation documents found on our website:

Adirondack Park Agency Rules and Regulations
Shoreline Restrictions flyer
Freshwater Wetlands Regulations flyer
River Corridors flyer

If you're interested in learning what can be done with property inside the Adirondack Park, but aren't comfortable reading legal documents, the best place to start is the Citizen's Guide to Adirondack Park Agency Land Use Regulations (pdf 370kb).

Links to Agency regulations can be found in the Documents section of our website.
See Laws, Regulations and Standards and Flyers for links to documents covering Agency regulations.

The complete listing of all New York State Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) is available online through the NYS Department of State website.

Additional Information

See Documents and About the Agency sections of our web site for related information.