N.Y. Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law Section 17.01

As used in this article, unless a different meaning clearly applies from the context:


“Marine project” shall mean a project undertaken pursuant to the provisions of the navigation law.


“Historic site project” shall mean a project undertaken by a municipality or the department of environmental conservation pursuant to any applicable provision of law or by the office pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, in order to develop or acquire lands, structures thereon and appurtenant objects associated therewith to protect the scientific, historic, cultural and architectural interest thereof and to make such lands available for public recreation.


“Park or forest recreation project” shall mean a project, other than a marine or historic site project, to develop or acquire real property for the purpose of increasing the suitability of such property for outdoor recreation, including but not limited to site improvement, and construction, reconstruction and improvement of structures, roads and parking facilities and facilities for any form of public outdoor recreation.


“Commissioner” shall mean the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation or, for projects in the sixth region, the commissioner of environmental conservation.

Source: Section 17.01 — Definitions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PAR/17.­01 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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