(a)  The Study List process is a formal screening process used to determine a property's likelihood of qualifying for the National Register. Placement on the Study List means the further study of the property's integrity and significance is recommended to prepare a National Register nomination form as provided in Rule .0304 of this Section.

(b)  Study List applications are available upon request by contacting the HPO's Survey and National Register Branch. Contact information is available at www.hpo.ncdcr.gov/hpostaff.htm. To apply for inclusion on the Study List, an applicant shall submit a Study List application to the address in Rule .0301(c) of this Section. Applications may be submitted by HPO staff, a professional consultant, a governmental agency, the property owner, or any person. Applications for inclusion on the Study List shall include the following information and documentation:

(1)           property name;

(2)           property location;

(3)           ownership information;

(4)           applicant contact information;

(5)           reason for the request;

(6)           physical description and history of the property;

(7)           map or site plan; and

(8)           photographs of the property.

(c)  Study List applications shall be reviewed at a meeting of the NRAC. The NRAC shall review Study List applications pursuant to 36 C.F.R. 60.4 and 60.6(j) and provide a recommendation to the SHPO as to whether the property should be placed on North Carolina's Study List. The SHPO shall review the applications pursuant to 36 C.F.R. 60.4 and 60.6(k) and (l). The SHPO shall make a determination whether the property shall be placed on North Carolina's Study List.

(d)  The SHPO shall notify the site owner or, if a district, the executive officer of the municipality or affected area, by mail of his or her opinion regarding the property's eligibility for the National Register. If the SHPO determines the property may be eligible for nomination to the National Register upon further study, the SHPO shall place the property on the Study List. The SHPO shall also notify the owner or executive officer of the effects of listing the property in the National Register in accordance with the applicable rules and statutes.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 121-8(b); 143B-62; 54 U.S.C. 302104; 36 C.F.R. 60.5, 60.6, 60.9;

Eff. February 1, 1985;

Amended Eff. June 1, 1989;

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

Amended Eff. June 1, 2017.