IMPORTANT STEPS TO REMEMBER BEFORE TURNING IN YOUR
1. Before proceeding to the HPO Office, make sure to bring
a copy of the DEQ (Division of Environmental Quality) Earthmoving
permit application for HPO Officials to initial.
2. Bring all pertinent information for HPO Officials to
review. Submission of Application includes the delivery
of foundation, excavation, grading plans, and vicinity map
of project area.
3. Please make sure all information is filled in correctly
and signed by the authorized person.
4. Once HPO performs its necessary survey of the project
site for possible historical or archaeological materials,
a condition will be processed and submitted to DEQ for the
complete processing of the Earthmoving Permit. HPO's clearance
condition will take 3 days to 2 weeks to process.
5. Please note that depending on the sensitivity of your
project area, HPO may impose a condition to hire an archaeologist
or for HPO Personnel to conduct monitoring services. This
determination will be provided on HPO's clearance condition
Please do not excavate your property
until the DEQ Earthmoving permit is in your possession.
HPO's clearance or HPO official's initialing (in the beginning
process) does not entitle the applicant to commence his
or her project. Proceeding with an unpermitted project will
constitute as a violation on behalf of the applicant. Fines
may be assessed.
To view or print the application, click on the the link
for Historic Preservation Review
(Adobe PDF format)
For the rehabilitation of historic sites or buildings,
see the following links:
Historic Buildings as per the Secretary of the Interior's
Standards for Rehabilitation
of historic properties as per the Secretary of the Interior's