State Historic Preservation Office
Guidelines for North Carolina's Certified Local Government Program*
III. Requirements for Certification
Any local government which meets the criteria set forth in this document is eligible to apply for certification.
The National Historic Preservation Amendments Act of 1980 contains five broad standards which must be met by a local government seeking certification. The local government must:
In addition to the federal criteria listed above each state may specify additional requirements. The minimum requirements for certification of local governments in North Carolina are outlined below.
|* Reproduced for the City of Washington Department of Planning and Development Website from the January 1992 revision of this document.|