The following regulation is codified within New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) under…
- Title 6, Department of Environmental Conservation
190.5 Permissible structures
(a) Permits for the erection of permanent tent platforms and/or lean-tos (open camps) will not be issued by the department under any condition. No person shall erect a tent platform or lean-to (open camp).
(b) The transfer of existing lean-tos (open camps) will not be permitted under any condition.
(c) Current permits for lean-tos (open camps) will be cancelled:
(1) upon the death of the permittee;
(2) when the permittee no longer desires to continue to use and maintain the structure;
(3) when as a result of an inspection the lean-to is found to be deteriorated or does not meet department specifications and the condition is not rectified within a reasonable time.
(d) Any of the above structures heretofore erected in accordance with department standard plans are and shall remain the property of the State.
(e) Temporary wooden platforms may be erected in connection with any tent camping permit but shall be removed at the expiration of the permit. No person shall erect tar paper or plastic structures of any sort.
(f) Portable canvas houses with or without platforms are permitted under general camping permits.
(g) Camping permits granted under subdivision (a) of section 190.4 of this Part will permit the use of tents without platforms or on temporary wooden platforms. When occupied for more than three successive nights, permits for the use of a lean-to (open camp) shall be secured in accordance with subdivision (a) of section 190.4 of this Part and the department may grant similar permits to persons other than the builder when not occupied by him under permit.