What we do

The Middle Peninsula Public Access Authority  is charged with the following duties:

  1. Identify land, either owned by the Commonwealth or private holdings, that can be secured for use by the general public as a public access site;
  2. Research and determine ownership of all identified sites;
  3. Determine appropriate public use levels of identified access sites;
  4. Develop appropriate mechanisms for transferring title of Commonwealth or private holdings to the Authority;
  5. Develop appropriate acquisition and site management plans for public access usage;
  6. Determining which holdings should be sold to advance the mission of the Authority; and
  7. Perform other duties required to fulfill the mission of the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority.