Links to Certain State Agencies for Questions on Land Aquisitions¹

  1. Department of Transportation
    For questions on projects involving eminent domain appropriations of private land for transportation use in your area contact:
    https://www.dot.ny.gov/regional-offices

    For questions about purchasing surplus property from DOT, contact:
    https://www.dot.ny.gov/divisions/engineering/real-estate/propertyforsale
     

  2. Office of General Services Bureau of Land Management
    For questions on sales or auctions of state lands by the state to private parties, contact:
    https://ogs.ny.gov/real-estate/land-management
     
  3. Department of Environmental Conservation, Statewide Offices
    For questions on the sale or donation of land, fishing rights, or conservation easements by private parties to the state for environmental conservation purposes, contact:
    https://www.dec.ny.gov/about/558.html
     
  4. Office of Parks, Recreation and Historical Preservation
    For questions on the sale or donation of land, structures, or conservation easements by private parties to the state for park, recreation or historical preservation purposes, contact:
    https://parks.ny.gov/about/contact-us.aspx
     
  5. State University of New York
    For questions on the sale or donation of land by private parties for educational or campus use, contact the Vice Chancellor for Capital Facilities, the Office of Counsel at Albany, or local regional counsel offices at:
    https://system.suny.edu/counsel/offices

 

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This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all state agencies that have the power to appropriate, purchase or sell state lands.  If you are interested in selling or donating your land to a specific state agency, please contact that agency directly for more information.