Fiscal Year 2017: ?Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring & Reconstructing Historic Buildings? (Updated); Preservation Brief #50: Lightning Protection for Historic Structures (New); and Preservation Brief #49: Historic Decorative Metal Ceilings and Walls - Use, Repair, and Replacement (New).
New and revised publications, guidance and other materials on preserving and rehabilitating historic buildings are under development.
Fiscal Year 2018: No information available.
Fiscal Year 2019: No information available.
The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.
Fiscal Year 2017: The Technical Preservation Services (TPS) office has produced over 150 publications on various technical preservation and conservation topics, as well as other guidance, information, and educational materials on the maintenance, preservation, and rehabilitation of historic buildings. These on-line and hard-copy resources include versions of the Secretary of the Interior?s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, as well as the Preservation Briefs and the Preservation Tech Notes series. An on-line index to this information is available at https://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/by-topic.htm. Fiscal Year 2018: No information available. Fiscal Year 2019: No information available.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Standards, guidance, and technical preservation information on preserving and rehabilitating historic buildings is used by federal, state, and local agencies, property owners, non-profit organizations, developers, real estate and design professionals, construction and building trades, and the general public for the care and treatment of historic buildings.
The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, and the Standards for Rehabilitation of Historic Buildings in particular, have been widely used and adopted at the federal, state, and local levels of government.
Anyone/general public can use this program.
Anyone/general public can use this program.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Historic Surplus Property Program: National Park Service assists state and local government agencies in developing applications to request transfer of historic surplus properties and to make a formal recommendation on the transfer to the disposing agency (either the General Services Administration or the Department of Defense, which makes the final decision and prepares the deed if the transfer is approved).
National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, Public Law 89-665, 80 Stat. 915, 16 U.S.C. 470, et seq.; Executive Order 11593, May 13, 1971.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Standards, guidance, and technical preservation information is available on-line, for purchase from the Government Printing Office, or otherwise provided upon request. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Post Assistance Requirements
(Advisory Services and Counseling) FY 17 $0; FY 18 est $0; and FY 19 est $0 - Not applicable.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: NA Average: NA.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Standards, guidelines, and technical preservation information on preserving and rehabilitating historic buildings is available at http://www.nps.gov/tps/.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. The National Park Service makes the program information available in partnership with the State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs) and the Certified Local Governments (CLGs) program. Contact information for the SHPOs is available at http://ncshpo.org/directory/. The SHPOs can also provide contact information on CLGs in their respective states.
. National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW, Mail Stop 7243 , Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Email: NPS_TPS@nps.gov Phone: (202) 354-2033
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
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