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.
125th Anniversary of the Adirondack Park Blue Line
Public Comment Period for Unit Management Plans
APA and DEC Announce Joint Public Comment Period for Adirondack Park Unit Management Plans. Please see the press release for detailed information.
Public Comment Period for Proposed General Permit 2017G-1
APA Holds Public Comment Period for Proposed General Permit 2017G-1. Please see the press release for detailed information.
Memorandum for DRAFT General Permit 2017G-1
Resolution for DRAFT General Permit 2017G-1
DRAFT General Permit 2017G-1, Access to and Replacement of Utility Poles in Wetlands Resolution and Order for DRAFT General Permit 2017G-1
Public Comment Period for Proposed Map Amendment 2017-01
APA Holds Public Comment Period for Proposed Map Amendment 2017-01. The Town of Essex has requested a series of 15 amendments to the Official Adirondack Park Land Use and Development Plan Map.
Amended Administrative Adjudication Plan
An amended administrative adjudication plan to comply with Executive Order #131 (1989), as continued by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in Executive Order #2 (2011) is available for public review and comment here. Please send any written comments to Paul Van Cott, Associate Attorney, Adirondack Park Agency, P.O. Box 99, Ray Brook, New York 12977
or via e-mail to PublicComment@apa.ny.gov
Comments will be accepted until May 30, 2017.
State Land Classification
2016 - 2017 Amendments to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan involving the Classification and Reclassification of 54,418 acres of State Lands in the Adirondack Park which include the Boreas Ponds Tract, 32 Additional Classification Proposals, 12 Reclassification Proposals, and 56 Classifications involving map corrections.
State Buys Boreas Ponds Tract
View a photo tour of the property.
See a map of the Boreas Tract.