Land Under Water: Navigating Legal Nuances Of Waterfront Development In New York State – Video Replay
Waterfront property acquisition and development in New York State involves numerous legal nuances that affect basic property boundaries and rights. These tricky areas include ownership of and rights to land currently and formerly under water, riparian and littoral rights, and natural boundary changes. Panelists will discuss how these issues arise in a practical sense, why they matter, how to address them, and how climate change may affect the analysis.
- Why title to land currently or formerly under water matters and to whom
- Process for determining title to land currently or formerly under water
- Obtaining property rights from NYSOGS (fee title, easements, licenses, etc.)
- Floor area from land under water and waterfront structures
- Availability and scope of riparian and littoral rights
- Legal consequences of natural boundary changes (avulsion, accretion, reliction)
- Effect of climate change
This program was previously recorded on April 6, 2021. Newly admitted attorneys will not be able to collect skills credit from watching this recording.
- August 18, 2021
- 10:00 AM
- 11:30 AM
- Virtual Participation
- Speaker: Scott Shostak, New York City Economic Development Corporation
- Speaker: Michael Bogin, Sive, Paget & Riesel
- Speaker: Frank Pallante, NYS Office of General Services
- Speaker: Marlon Smith, Royal Abstract
- Speaker: Nicholas M. Ward Willis, Esq., Keane & Beane P.C.
- Environmental & Energy Law Section
- Real Property Law Section
- Committee on Continuing Legal Education