(a)  The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources shall charge fees for reviewing income-producing and nonincome-producing rehabilitation certification requests in accordance with the schedule below.

(b)  Payment shall be made payable to: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. A certification decision by the State Historic Preservation Office shall not be issued on an application until the appropriate remittance is received by the department. Fees are nonrefundable.

(c)  No fee shall be charged for rehabilitations under twenty five thousand dollars ($25,000).

(d)  The fee for review of proposed rehabilitation projects over twenty five thousand dollars ($25,000) is two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00). The initial fee for review of a proposed rehabilitation project shall be deducted from the final review fee.

(e)  The fees for review of completed rehabilitation projects are based on the dollar amount of the costs attributed solely to the rehabilitation of the certified historic structure as provided by the owner in the Historic Preservation Certification Application, Request for Certification of Completed Work, in accordance with the schedule below.


Completed Qualifying Rehabilitation Expenditures


$25,000 - $49,999


$50,000 - $99,999


$100,000 - $149,999


$150,000 - $199,999


$200,000 - $299,999


$300,000 - $399,999


$400,000 - $499,999


$500,000 - $999,999


$1,000,000 - $4,999,999


$5,000,000 or more



(f)  In the following cases the fee for preliminary review is two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) and the fee for final review is computed on the basis of the total completed qualifying rehabilitation expenditures.

(1)           In the case of a rehabilitation project which includes more than one certified historic structure where the structures are judged by the reviewing authority to have been functionally related historically to serve an overall purpose; or

(2)           In the case of multiple building projects where

(A)          there is no historic functional relationship among the structures and which are under the same ownership;

(B)          are located in the same historic district;

(C)          are adjacent or contiguous;

(D)          are of the same architectural type (e.g., rowhouses, loft buildings, commercial buildings); and

(E)           are submitted by the owner for review at the same time.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 105-129.35; 105-129.36A;

Eff. November 1, 2004;

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