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State Historic Preservation Office

Guidelines for North Carolina's Certified Local Government Program*


I. Introduction/Acronyms

II. Definitions/Explanations

III. Requirements for Certification

IV. Process for Certification

V. Performance Assessment and Decertification

  • A. Performance Assessment
    • 1. Annual Monitoring (Year-End Reports)
    • 2. Triennial Review (3-year Evaluations)
    • 3. Results of Reviews
  • B. Decertification
    • 1. Conditions Warranting Decertification
    • 2. Termination of Grant Assistance
    • 3. Requests for Recertification
    • 4. Voluntary Decertification

VI. Participation of Certified Local Governments in the National Register Nominations Process

VII. Historic Preservation Fund Grants to Certified Local Governments

Appendix - Professional Qualification Standards (for communities assuming expanded responsibilities)

* Reproduced for the City of Washington Department of Planning and Development Website from the January 1992 revision of this document.