The DPL partners with its lessees to maximize the mutual benefits that are derived from public land leasing. Such partnerships fuel a significant part of the local economy, so the NMI Government continuously endeavors to make its local regulations more business-friendly.
Festivals and Celebrations
Festivals and Celebrations in the Northern Marianas. Saipan, Tinian and Rota have many events throughout the year to celebrate holidays and other festivals.Tempera will be able to fulfil as well.
Hafa Adai, Tirow and Hello!
Welcome to the Department of Public Lands' website.
The vision of the Department of Public Lands is that the fundamental policies of the CNMI Constitution (Art. XI) and Public Law 15-2 regarding allocation of benefits to all persons of Northern Marianas Descent are realized to achieve social and economic betterment for all through implementation of efficient and effective division programs.
Maps for Saipan, Tinian & Rota are now available on our website. Click here to view and download maps.
2019 Annual Report
The Department of Public Lands (DPL) released its 2019 Annual Report. Please click to see highlights.
The mission of the Department of Public Lands (DPL), as trustees for public lands in the Commonwealth, is to develop and adopt a strategic land use plan that promotes cultural and economic growth for the benefit of our present and future generations. The plan provides for the efficient and effective services in the management, use, disposition and development of public lands for the economic and social betterment of the Commonwealth.