International Women Day
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.

Land Use Plan Resources

Land Use Plan Resources
Submit online survey and view the Land Use Plan Resources page

Weekly Highlights

Weekly Highlights
To see our weekly highlights of activities click here.

2020 Citizen-Centric Report

2020 Citizen-Centric Report
The Department of Public Lands (DPL) released its 2020 Citizen-Centric Report. Please click to see highlights.

Public Announcements

Public Announcements
To view public announcements, click here..

Download Maps

Download Maps
Maps for Saipan, Tinian & Rota are now available on our website. Click here to view and download maps.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Public Lands (DPL), as trustees for public lands in the Commonwealth, is to incorporate our strategic land use plan into effective management, use, disposition, and development of public lands to promote cultural and economic growth for the benefit of our present and future generations of the Commonwealth.