ADIRONDACK PARK AGENCY REPORTER
Susan Allen, Publisher and Editor
P. O. Box 718  
Keene Valley, New York 12943
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New York State Consolidated Laws

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
ARTICLE 9, TITLE 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS

( NOTE: FOR GENERAL INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY !!! )

Section 9-0101. Definitions.

The following words and phrases, when used in this article, unless otherwise expressly stated, are defined as follows:
    1. The "Adirondack park" shall include all lands located in the forest preserve counties of the Adirondacks within the following described boundaries, to wit: Beginning at the most southerly corner of  lot 166 of the John Glen and 44 Others Patent in the line between such patent and the twenty-first  allotment of  the Kayaderosseras Patent; thence  northeasterly along the said line and along the southerly bounds of John Glen and 44 Others Patent and of the Sanders Patent to the southeasterly corner of  the Sanders Patent; thence continuing  northeasterly along the division line between the twenty-second and twenty-fourth allotments of  the Kayaderosseras Patent to the southeasterly corner of the twenty-fourth allotment of the Kayaderosseras Patent; thence northerly along the division line between the twenty-fourth and the twenty-fifth allotments of that patent to the northeasterly corner of the twenty-fourth allotment; thence easterly along the north line of the twenty-fifth allotment and the southerly lines of John Glen and 44  Others  Patent, the Luzerne Tract and the Glen Patent to the southeasterly corner of the Glen Patent; thence northerly along the easterly lines of the Glen Patent and the  Luzerne Tract to the northwesterly corner of the Queensbury Patent; thence easterly along the northerly bounds of  the Queensbury Patent to the northeasterly corner thereof; thence southerly along the easterly bounds of the Queensbury Patent to the northwesterly corner of the Kingsbury Patent; thence easterly along the northerly bounds of the Kingsbury Patent to the southwesterly corner of the Artillery Patent; thence northerly along the westerly line of the Artillery Patent to the northwesterly corner of  the Artillery Patent;  thence easterly  along  the northerly  bounds of the Artillery Patent to the southwesterly corner of the town of Whitehall; thence northerly along the westerly line of the town of Whitehall to the southern boundary of the town of  Dresden;  thence in a general northerly and easterly direction along the town line to the state boundary at the outlet of South Bay; thence in a northerly direction along the state boundary to the northeastern corner of the town of Peru in Clinton county; thence in a westerly direction to the low water line of Valcour Island; thence in a general  northerly and  westerly direction along the northern shore of Valcour Island to the northern boundary of the town of Peru; thence in a westerly direction along the northern boundary of the town of  Peru to the eastern edge of the Delaware and Hudson railroad right-of-way; thence southerly along said eastern edge of the railroad right-of-way to the intersection of said right-of-way with the eastern edge of the right-of-way of U. S. Highway No. 9; thence in a  general  southerly direction along the eastern edge of said highway right-of-way to the southern boundary of the town of  Peru;  thence westerly along the southern boundary of the town of Peru to the western boundary of Platt`s Great Location; thence northerly to the northeastern corner  of lot 4 of Tharp`s Tract; thence westerly along the northern line of lots 4, 7, 14, 17 and 24; thence northerly along the westerly  line of  Tharp`s Tract to the northern boundary of the town of Peru; thence westerly along the town of Peru boundary to the southwestern corner of lot 30 of Livingston`s Patent in the town of Saranac; thence in a northerly direction along the western line of lots  30, 29, 28, 27 and 26  to the northern line of Livingston`s Patent; thence easterly to the southwestern corner of lot 12 of Canada and Nova Scotia Refugee Tract in the town of Saranac; thence northerly along the western line of lot 12 to the southwestern corner of lot 11; thence easterly along  the  northern  line  of lot 12 to the eastern boundary of the town of Saranac; thence northerly along the eastern boundary of the town of Saranac to the southern boundary of the town of Dannemora; thence easterly along the southern boundary of the town of Dannemora to the southeastern corner of said town; thence northerly along the eastern boundary of the town of Dannemora to the northeastern corner of said town; thence northerly along  the  eastern line of lots 22 to 15 inclusive of Duer`s Patent in the town of Altona to the northeastern corner of  lot 15; thence westerly along the northern line of lots 15 and 14 of Duer`s Patent to the southwestern corner  of  lot 160 of the Canada and Nova Scotia Refugee Tract in the town of Altona; thence northerly along the western line of lots 160 and 161 to the  northwest corner of lot 161; thence in a westerly direction along  the northern line of lots 163 and 186 to the northwestern  corner of lot 186; thence southerly along the western line of lot 186 to the northeastern corner of lot 188; thence westerly along the northern boundary of lot 188 to the eastern line of the B. Wallace Patent;  thence southerly and westerly along the B. Wallace Patent boundary to the eastern boundary  of  the  town  of  Ellenburg; thence  northerly along the town of Ellenburg line to the northeastern corner of lot 1 of the Hannah Murray Allotment; thence westerly along the northern  boundary of lots 1 to 30 inclusive to the northeastern corner of lot 1, Township 8, Old Military Tract on the county  line between  Clinton and Franklin counties; thence along the northern line of Township 8 to the western boundary of the town of Bellmont;  thence southerly  along  the town of  Bellmont boundary to the southwestern corner of lot 80, Township 8 of the Old  Military  Tract;  thence easterly along the southern line of lots 80 and 79 to the southeastern corner of lot 79; thence southerly along the westerly line of lots 88 and 98 to the line between townships 8 and 9 of the  Old  Military Tract; thence westerly to the southwesterly corner of township 8, said tract;  thence northerly along the line between the towns of Bellmont and Duane to the northeasterly corner of the town of Duane; thence westerly along the southerly bounds of the towns of Malone, Brandon and Dickinson and the northerly  bounds of Duane,  Santa Clara and Waverly to the easterly bounds of great tract 2, Macomb`s Purchase, and the line between Franklin and  St. Lawrence  counties;  thence northerly along  said  county  line to the  northeasterly corner of township number 15 Macomb`s Purchase, great tract 2;  thence westerly along the northerly line of said township to the easterly line of township number 14 in said great tract;  thence southerly along the line between townships 14 and 15 to the northeasterly corner of lot number 2 in  said  township  number  14;  thence  westerly  along  the northerly  bounds of lots 2, one, 32, 31, 14 and 13 of township 14 and of lots 47 and 39 of  township 13, said  great  tract, to  the northwesterly corner of  lot number 39; thence southerly along the westerly bounds of lots 39, 38, and 37 in township 13 to the northerly line of township number 11 in great tract number 2;  thence westerly along  the  northerly  line of township 11 to the northwesterly corner thereof and the northeasterly corner of the  town of  Colton;  thence southerly along the westerly line of township 11 and the line between the towns of Colton and Parishville to the southwesterly corner of lot number 31 in township number 11; thence westerly along  the  northerly lines of lots 42, 41, 40, 39, 38 and 37 of township 10, great tract 2, to the westerly line of township 10; thence southerly along the westerly line of township 10 to the northeasterly corner of township 6, Macomb`s Purchase, great tract number 3, and the northeasterly corner of the town of Clare; thence westerly along the northerly line of township number 6 and of the town of  Clare to the northwesterly corners thereof; thence southerly along the westerly lines of township number 6 and of township number 10 in the great tract and along the line between the towns of  Clare and  Russell to the northeasterly corner of the town of Fine; thence westerly along the northerly bounds of  the  town  of  Fine  to  the  northwesterly corner thereof; thence southerly along the line between the town of Fine and the towns of Edwards and Pitcairn to the northeasterly corner of lot number 90 in township 11, Macomb`s Purchase, great tract number 3; thence  westerly along  the  northerly line of lots 90, 89, 88, 87, 86, 85, 84, 83, and 24 of township 11 to the northwesterly corner of lot number 24; thence southerly along the westerly lines of lots 24, 99, 102, 119 and 123 to the southwesterly corner of lot number 123 in the northerly line of lot number 140 in township 11; thence westerly along the northerly line of lot number 140 to the line between the counties of  St. Lawrence and Lewis; thence southeasterly along the county line to the most northerly corner of lot number one, Macomb`s Purchase, great tract 4 in the town of Diana; thence southwesterly along the northwesterly line of lots one, 2 and 3 in the great tract and town to the most westerly corner of lot number 3; thence southeasterly along the southerly  lines of lots 3, 9 and 14 to the most northerly corner of lot number 16; thence southwesterly along the northwesterly line of lot number 16 to the northerly  bounds  of  great  tract  5,  Macomb`s Purchase, and the line between the towns of Diana and Croghan; thence easterly along said line to the northwesterly corner of lot number 24, range 11, Macomb`s Purchase, great tract 5, Chassanis  Tract;  thence southerly along the line between ranges 10 and 11 of said great tract to the most southerly corner of lot number 13 in range 11 of said tract, and  the  northerly line of Watson`s West Triangle in the line between the towns of Croghan and Watson;  thence southwesterly along the said town line and along the northwesterly bounds of Watson`s West Triangle and  the northerly line of lots 292 and 302 of Watson`s West Triangle to the  westerly line of lot number 302,  Watson`s  West Triangle;  thence southerly along the westerly lines of lots 302, 301, 300, 299, 298, 297, 296, 295, 294 and 293 to the line between the towns of  Watson and Greig and the northerly line of the Brantingham Tract; thence westerly along the northerly bounds to the northwesterly corner of lot number 7 in  said  tract; thence southerly along  the westerly lines of lots 7, 25, 43, 61, 79, 97, 115, 133, 151,169, and 187; thence westerly along the northern line of lots 204 and 203 to the midpoint of the northern line of lot 203; thence southerly to the midpoint of the southern line of lot 203; thence easterly along  the southern  line of lots 203 and 204 to the southeastern corner of lot 204; thence southerly along the westerly line of lots 223, 241, 259, 276, 293, 309, 325 and 340 to the southwesterly corner of lot number 340 in the Brantingham Tract;  thence easterly along the southerly lines of lots 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345 and 346 to the southeasterly corner of lot 346 and the westerly line  of  lot  number 347;  thence southerly along the westerly line of lot 347 to the line between the counties of Oneida and Lewis and in the north line of  the Seymour Tract in Adgates Eastern Tract; thence southwesterly along the northwesterly line of the Adgates Eastern Tract to the westerly line of said tract; thence southerly along the westerly line and along the line between the towns of  Boonville and  Forestport  to  the southwesterly corner of said Adgates Eastern Tract; thence easterly along the line between Adgates Eastern Tract and the Woodhull Tract to the line between the counties of Oneida and Herkimer; thence southerly along the said county line to the northeastern corner of lot 8 of the Woodhull Tract; thence westerly  along  the northern line of lot 8; thence southerly along the western line  of  lot  8,  thence easterly along the southern line of lot 8 to the county line; thence southerly along the county line; thence southerly to the northern line of  the Remsenburg Patent; thence southwesterly along the northern line of lot 8; thence southerly along the western line of lot 8 to the midpoint of said  line;  thence northeasterly along the southern boundary of state land in lot 8 to the county line; thence southerly along the county line  to  the northern line of lot 84 of the Remsenburg Patent; thence southwesterly along the northern line of lot 84, thence southerly along the western line of lot 84 to the northern boundary of the Walker Tract; thence northeasterly along this boundary to the county line;  thence southerly along the said county line to its intersection with  the southerly line of the Jerseyfield Patent; thence southeasterly  along  the  southerly line of the Jerseyfield Patent to the northwestern corner of lot 142 of  the Fourth Allotment of the royal grant in the town of Salisbury; thence southerly, easterly and northerly along the boundaries of the forest preserve land in lot 142 to the southerly line of the Jerseyfield Patent; thence southeasterly along the southerly line of the Jerseyfield Patent to the line between the counties of Herkimer and Fulton; thence southerly along the county line to the southwesterly corner of Lott and Low`s Patent; thence southeasterly  along  the southerly line of said Lott and Low`s Patent to the southeasterly corner thereof; thence northerly along the line between said Lott and Low`s Patent and the Kingsborough Patent to the division line between the  towns  of Johnstown and Caroga; thence northeasterly along the line between the towns of Caroga and Johnstown to the southeasterly corner of the town of Caroga; thence northerly along said town line to the southerly line of the Mayfield Patent; thence easterly along the southerly line of the Mayfield Patent to the southeasterly corner thereof and the westerly line of the Sacandaga Patent; thence southeasterly along the southwesterly lines of lots 41and 28 in said patent to the most southerly corner of lot 28 and the westerly line of John Glen and 44 Others  Patent;  thence northerly, southeasterly and northeasterly along the line between the Sacandaga and the said John Glen and 44 Others Patent to the northwesterly corner of lot 161 of John Glen and 44 Others Patent; thence southeasterly along the southwesterly line of lots 161and 166 of said patent to the place of beginning.
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    6.  The "forest preserve" shall include the lands owned or hereafter acquired by the state within the county of Clinton, except the towns of  Altona and Dannemora, and the counties of  Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Oneida,  Saratoga,  Saint Lawrence, Warren, Washington, Greene, Ulster and Sullivan, except: a. Lands within the limits of any village or city; b. Lands not wild lands and not situated within either the Adirondack park or the Catskill park acquired by the state on foreclosure of mortgages made to loan commissioners; and c. Lands acquired under the provisions of  sections 9-0107 and 9-0501.


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