The Department of Domain Affairs deals with all aspects of
policy and administration in regards to government lease land and real property
in the broadest sense of the word.
Services and responsibilities of the Department of Domain Affairs consist of Management of government domains (land) including:
- New long lease issuance;
- Renewal of long lease;
- Transfers of long lease
- Authorize change in long
- Establish Lease
agreements (Dutch: ‘Huurovereenkomst’);
- Right of superficies (Dutch:
- Execution of sale and purchase of land
The vision of Domain Affairs is to fulfill the
dream of owning your own home or business through offering lease-property, legal
protection for the customer and informing the public. The department therefore
operates in a customer friendly manner with an up to date registration system
and capable personnel.
The mission of Domain Affairs is to offer services
to internal and external clients by offering direct, transparent and accurate
information and handling of all aspects of the land policy. This is done by
educated and experienced personnel in a professional and client friendly office
environment with the help of adequate information sources including recourses,
processes, procedures and systems.
- To ensure an optimal management of
domain land and real property of Sint Maarten.
- The purchase and sale of
land and buildings in a business economically justifiable manner.
- To care for an optimum assignment and
management of domain land, water and real property of Sint Maarten;
- To care
for the management and use of public land and waters of Sint Maarten;
conduct and manage the real property of Sint Maarten and therein supporting the