PHILIPSBURG – The Department of Domain Affairs within the Ministry of VROMI will be open to the public on Mondays and Wednesdays only from 8AM to 4PM.
The Domain Affairs department has accumulated a back log over the years that needs to be dealt with. Once the department is up to date, responses to requests can be given in a timely fashion as well as incorporating more standardized and structured procedures.
Minister of VROMI the Honorable Christophe Emmanuel wants to get the Department of Domain Affairs up to standard so that they are more effective and helpful to the public.
The Department of Domain Affairs handles optimum assignments and management of domain land, water and real property of Sint Maarten. The services of the department are; new long lease issuance, renewal of long lease, transfers of long lease titles, authorize change in long lease, establish lease agreements, right of superficies and execution of sale and purchase of land.