07 NCAC 04R .0602 GENERAL APPLICATION PROCESS; CRITERIA FOR DESIGNATION

(a) Applications for designation of buildings as "historic buildings" as provided in 2012 North Carolina Rehab Code, Sec. 1.33 and 2015 North Carolina Existing Building Code, Chapter 2, Sec. 202 may be obtained from the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), Attention Survey and National Register Branch, State Historic Preservation Office (HPO), North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, 4617 MSC, Raleigh, N. C. 27699, or by email to the Supervisor of the Survey and National Register Branch of the Historic Preservation Office. The Supervisor's contact information is available at www.hpo.ncdcr.gov/hpostaff.htm. Applications shall include the contents required by Rule .0605 of this Section.

(b) The SHPO or designee shall sign the application form deeming the property historic for the purposes of either the North Carolina Rehab Code or the 2015 North Carolina Existing Building Code if it meets one or more of the following criteria:

(1) It is listed in the North Carolina or National Registers of Historic Places either individually or as a contributing building to a historic district;

(2) It has been issued a Determination of Eligibility pursuant to 36 C.F.R. part 63 by the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places;

(3) It is identified as a contributing building to a local historic district under 36 C.F.R. 67.5; or

(4) It is certified by the State Historic Preservation Officer using criteria set forth in 36 C.F.R. 60.4, as eligible to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places either individually or as a contributing building to a historic district. Properties "eligible to be listed on the National Register" include properties listed on the National Register Study list as provided in Rule .0303 of this Subchapter.

(c) The SHPO shall forward the application with a determination of whether the property has been deemed historic to the property owner, with copies to the local building inspector and the HPO's Restoration Branch.

(d) Any building determined by the SHPO to be individually eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places pursuant to Paragraph (b)(4) of this Rule shall be presented for addition to the State Study List at the next meeting of the National Register Advisory committee as provided in Rules .0301.0304 of this Subchapter.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 121‑8; 54 U.S.C. 302303;

Eff. February 1, 1985;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 26, 2015;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2017.