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Forms and Guidance

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Environmental Review Forms

  
  
Architectural-GuidelinesGuidelines for Architectural Investigations in Pennsylvania. Updated Dec 2014.
Historic-Resource-Report-Summary-FormHistoric Resource Report Summary Form
Survey-Guidelines-Pipeline-Projects-Above-Ground-Resources-June-2013Survey Guidelines for Pipeline Projects - Above Ground Resources June 2013
Tutorial-6-Locating-Topo-MapsInstructions for Map Submissions.
SHPO-File-Request-FormComplete this form prior to visiting the SHPO Research Room
Guidelines-Project-with-Potential-Visual-EffectsGuidelines for Project with Potential Visual Effects
Survey-Guidelines-Pipeline-Projects-Above-Ground-ResourcesSurvey Guidelines for Pipeline Projects Above Ground Resources
SHPO-Archaeological-Negative-Survey-FormSHPO Archaeological Negative Survey Form
SHPO-Archaeological-Record-DisturbanceSHPO Archaeological Record Disturbance
SHPO-Archaeological-Report-Summary-FormSHPO Archaeological Report Summary Form
SHPO-Avoidance-Monitoring-FormSHPO Avoidance Monitoring Form
SHPO-Guidelines-Archaeological-InvestigationGuidelines for Archaeological Investigations in Pennsylvania
SHPO-Isolated-Find-Non-Site-Collection-DocumentationIsolated Find or Non-Site Collection Documentation
SHPO-Statewide-Pre-Contact-Probability-Model-Testing-Methodology-FormStatewide Pre-Contact Probability Model Testing Methodology Form
Environmental-Reviewers-By-RegionEnvironmental Reviewers By Region
SHPO Project Review FormProject Review Form Request to Initiate SHPO Consultation on State and Federal Undertakings
Interim Guidelines for Above Ground Environmental Review Initiation through EvaluationInterim Guidelines for Above Ground Environmental Review Initiation through Evaluation
Agricultural Properties Abbreviated HRSFAgricultural Properties Abbreviated HRSF
Criteria for Determining Meaningful MitigationCriteria for Determining Meaningful Mitigation

Above Ground Resources Forms

  
  
Architectural-GuidelinesGuidelines for Architectural Investigations in Pennsylvania. Updated Dec 2014.
Historic-District-Inventory-FormUse this worksheet as a model for your historic district inventory.
Historic-Resource-Report-Summary-FormHistoric Resource Report Summary Form
Survey-Guidelines-Pipeline-Projects-Above-Ground-Resources-June-2013Survey Guidelines for Pipeline Projects - Above Ground Resources June 2013
Tutorial-6-Locating-Topo-MapsInstructions for Map Submissions.
SHPO-File-Request-FormComplete this form prior to visiting the SHPO Research Room
Bridge_Survey_FormBridge Survey Form
Building-Complex-FormA supplemental form for recording building complexes such as farms with outbuildings or small crossroad villages.
Guidelines-Project-Potential-Visual-Effects-September-2014Guidelines for Project with Potential Visual Effects September 2014
How_to_Complete_PA_HRSFInstructions on how to complete Pennsylvania's Historic Resource Survey Form
HRSF-Abbreviated-Form-GuidanceAbbreviated Historic Resource Survey Form Guidance
HRSF_Abbreviated_Fillable_FormAbbreviated Historic Resource Survey Form
Historic-Resource-Survey-FormForm for recording historic standing structures in Pennsylvania
Industrial-FormForm for recording industrial resources; use in place of the standard HRSF
shpo_railroad_researchers_guideResearcher's Guide for Documenting and Evaluating Railroads
DataEntryManual_FINAL_for_webData Entry Manual
Interim Guidelines for Above Ground Environmental Review Initiation through EvaluationInterim Guidelines for Above Ground Environmental Review Initiation through Evaluation
Agricultural Properties Abbreviated HRSFAgricultural Properties Abbreviated HRSF
Sample_Above Ground Resource Identification SurveySample Above Ground Resource Identification Survey
Criteria for Determining Meaningful MitigationCriteria for Determining Meaningful Mitigation

​Below Ground Resources Forms

  
  
Tutorial-6-Locating-Topo-MapsInstructions for Map Submissions.
Industrial-FormForm for recording industrial resources; use in place of the standard HRSF
pass_formPennsylvania Archaeological Site Survey Form
Instructions-PASS-FormSome helpful tips for filling out the PASS form
Site-Identification-CriteriaArchaeological Site Identification Guidelines
SHPO-Isolated-Find-Non-Site-Collection-DocumentationIsolated Find or Non-Site Collection Documentation
PASS_admin_formPASS admin form
PASS_collector_v4PENNSYLVANIA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE SURVEY Instructions for Completing the Condensed Collector Form
DataEntryManual_FINAL_for_webData Entry Manual
Criteria for Determining Meaningful MitigationCriteria for Determining Meaningful Mitigation
PASS 2019 ReportPASS 2019 Report

Cemetery Forms

  
  
General-Instructions-Plot-SurveyInstructions for Historic Cemetery Plot and Marker Survey Form
Cemetery-Instructions-General-SurveyInstructions for Cemetery General Survey Form
Cemetery-General-SurveyCemetery Main Survey Form

National Register Forms

  
  
Architectural-GuidelinesGuidelines for Architectural Investigations in Pennsylvania. Updated Dec 2014.
Tutorial-6-Locating-Topo-MapsInstructions for Map Submissions.
How_to_Complete_PA_HRSFInstructions on how to complete Pennsylvania's Historic Resource Survey Form
Historic-Resource-Survey-FormForm for recording historic standing structures in Pennsylvania
BHP_Historic_Context_GuidelinesHow to Prepare a Historic Context for Individual Properties and Historic Districts
Guidelines-National-Register-SubmissionsGuidelines for National Register Submissions, 2014 update
National-Register-of-Historic-Places-Fact-SheetNational Register of Historic Places Fact Sheet
NR_BenefitsChecklist_v2NR Benefits Checklist v2

Rehabilitation Tax Credit Forms

  
  
Additional_InstructionsAdditional instructions and guidance to complete tax credit application
AmendmentsAmendments for rehabilitation tax credits
Certification_Completion_Phased_ProjectsAmendments for phased projects
completed_projectsAmendments for completed projects
lead_paint_abatementGuidance for lead based paint abatement
PHMC_Part1Supplemental Application - Part 1 - Evaluation of Significance
PHMC_Part2Supplemental Application - Part 2 - Description of Rehabilitation
PHMC_Part3Supplemental Application - Part 3 - Request for Certification of Completed Work
standards-for-rehabilitationStandards for Rehabilitation and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings
ritc_fact_sheetTax Act Fact Sheet
window_replacementGuidance for window replacement
work_write_upRehabilitation tax credit work write up

Historical Marker Forms

  
  
Marker Nomination Guidelines Form 2018Marker Nomination Guidelines Form - 2018
2019 Historical Marker Scavenger Hunt2019 Historical Marker Scavenger Hunt
Historical Marker Nomination Form - 2019Historical Marker Nomination Form - 2019

State Museum Forms

  
  
Archaeology-Volunteer-FormState Museum of Pennsylvania Section of Archaeology Volunteer Form
State-Museum-Curation-Guidelines-2006State Museum of Pennsylvania Curation Guidelines 2006
Gift-Agreement-FormArtifact accessions form and gift agreement
Sample-Box-LabelSample box label for artifacts
Sample-Box-Lot-InventorySample box lot inventory for artifacts
Sample-Letter-TransferSample letter for artifact transfer to The State Museum
Sample-Packing-ListSample for artifact packing list
Sample-Rejection-Gift-FormSample letter for rejection of artifact gift agreement

Community Forms

  
  
Local-Historic-District-Certification-Policy-ChecklistHow to establish a local historic district under the PA Historic District Act (Act 167 of 1961)
How-To-Get-InvolvedA checklist for municipalities to take action on preserving their historic places
Manual-PA-Historical-Architectural-Review-Boards-Historical-CommissionsA Manual for PA Historical Architectural Review Boards and Historical Commissions
Guidance-Historic-Preservation-PlanningProcess to complete a comprehensive historic preservation plan
community-coordinator-regionsMap of regions for community preservation coordinators
Looking-Future-Milton-study-2002Alternatives for reducing flood-related damage in historic communities, Milton, PA 2002
Statewide-Flood-Risk-Map-Housing-Before-1960Statewide flood risk map with percent housing stock built before 1960
Planning-Guidance-Archaeological-SitesHow to incorporate archaeology into municipal planning documents
CLG_GPS_GuidelinesCLG GPS Guidelines
CLG_GuidelinesCLG Guidelines
CLG_OrdinanceChecklistCLG Ordinance Checklist
CLG_ParticipatingCommunitiesCLG Participating Communities
CLG_ProgramOverviewCLG Program Overview
CLG_RequirementsStandardsCLG Requirements & Standards
CLG_SelfAssessmentCLG Self Assessment
CLG_TrainingGuidelinesCLG Training Guidelines
NR_BenefitsChecklist_v2NR Benefits Checklist v2
CLG_Application_CompleteCLG Application Complete
CLG_CertificationChecklistCLG Certification Checklist
CLG_DPS_GuidelinesCLG DPS Guidelines
CLG_FAQ_CertificationCLG FAQ Certification
CLG_FAQ_ExpectationsCLG FAQ Expectations

Cultural Resources GIS Forms

  
  
Tutorial-6-Locating-Topo-MapsInstructions for Map Submissions.
SHPO-File-Request-FormComplete this form prior to visiting the SHPO Research Room
CRGIS-Terms-ConditionsCultural Resources Geographic Information System terms and conditions
Tutorial-5-Finding-National-Register-CRGISHow to find a National Register listed property using Cultural Resources Geographic Information System
Tutorial-1-Sign-In-Register-BeginHow to start using Cultural Resources Geographic Information System
Tutorial-2-Map-ToolsGuide for using the map tools in Cultural Resources Geographic Information System
Tutorial-3-Ask-ReGISGuide for the Ask ReGIS database query tool
Tutorial-4-Reading-ResultsGuide for understanding and interpreting your search results
Tutorial-7-Pre-Contact-Probability-ModelUsing the Pre-Contact Probability Model
Tutorial-8-How-to-PrintGuide to learn how to print from CRGIS

Grants Forms

  
  
Grant-Program-Guidelines-Requirements-August-2014Hurricane Sandy Grant Program Guidelines and Requirements
CHS_fact_sheet_templateGrants-Cultural-Museum-Support-FactSheet
FACT SHEET_ConstructionKeystone Historic Preservation Consrtruction Grants Fact Sheet
FACT SHEET_PlanningKeystone Historic Preservation Planning Grants Fact Sheet

Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Forms

  
  
weatherization_ind_info_formCDBG/HUD HOME  HOUSING  REHABILITATION PROGRAM
weatherization_management_directiveMBE/WBE Plans for CSBG ARRA Grantees
weatherization_shpo_con_formSHPO CONSULTATION FORM FOR CDBG SMALL COMMUNITIES