- The CLG commission shall begin or continue a process approved by the
HPO to identify historic properties within its jurisdiction. The survey
process and data must be consistent and compatible with the comprehensive
statewide preservation planning process and other state, county, regional,
and local planning efforts.
- Survey materials shall be:
a. Compatible with North Carolina's statewide surveys of historic buildings
and archaeological resources. Surveyed properties shall be recorded
using forms provided by the HPO. The CLG shall submit the photographic
negatives and either original or duplicate survey files and maps to
the HPO for incorporation into the statement inventory.
b. Accessible to the public, except that access to location of archaeological
sites shall be restricted pursuant to G.S. 70-18, and the locations
of vacant, endangered, or deteriorated buildings may be withheld for
c. Available to the public through original or duplicate files at the
HPO, or the office of the local commission.
- After a survey is completed, the commission shall periodically review
the status of its survey of historic properties. As part of its yearly
report, the commission shall provide the HPO with information about
previously surveyed properties that have been destroyed, restored, heavily
altered, or moved to new locations.
If an existing survey is outdated or incomplete, or where new properties
of significance have been overlooked or the passage of time has brought
additional properties into significance, the commission shall consider
conducting a survey update. Such an update shall be undertaken in cooperation
with the HPO to standards specified in items 1 and 2 above in this section.
(CLG subgrant monies, when available, may be used for such a survey
- In addition to the survey, the CLG shall maintain a list of the districts
and individual properties that have been designated pursuant to local