Strategic Plan
2014-15 through 2018-19


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 Covington Historic District

Covington Historic District

Covington, LA

OverviewGrantsResourcesLouisiana CLGsTraining

Download Useful Information on the Certified Local Government Program at the National and State Levels



Preserving Your Community's Heritage Through the Certified Local Government Program


A Citizen's Guide to Protecting Historic Places:  Local Preservation Ordinances


Benefits of Becoming a Certified Local Government


The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties


A History of the Secretary of the Interior's Standards


National Register Historic Districts vs. Local Historic Districts


National Historic Preservation Act of 1966


A Letter to George:  How to Keep the Preservation Commission Out of Court and Avoid Being Sued


A Citizen's Guide to Section 106 Review


Federal Historic Preservation Laws, Regulations and Orders


Louisiana-Specific Documents


Enabling Legislation for Louisiana's Historic Preservation Districts:  LA RS 25:731-767


Louisiana Certified Local Government (CLG) Program Guidelines and Program Application Form


Step-by-Step Guide to Louisiana's Certified Local Government Application Process


Model Ordinance for Louisiana Certified Local Governments         

          Word Document          

          PDF Document


Example of Study Committee Report


Louisiana Certified Local Government Program Continuation Application
(submitted every three years)


The Role of the Certified Local Government in the National Register Nomination Process
(Please see the information in the Nomination Packet section of the web link)


Louisiana's Open Meetings Law

     Open Meetings Law changes, effective 08-01-14


Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics


National Park Service logo National Park Service Certified Local Government Program
 NAPC logo  National Alliance of Preservation Commissions


 For more information please contact:


Ray Scriber
Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation
PO Box 44247
Baton Rouge, LA  70804
(225) 342-8162