The first step in the nomination process is completion of the
National Register Preliminary Questionnaire.
Please complete the questionnaire and obtain an opinion from the Ohio Historic Preservation Office
that the property qualifies for nomination prior to writing a nomination. Our office will then
provide you with a National Register nomination form or MS-Word format template of the nomination
plus a complete how-to packet to guide you through preparing your nomination.
National Register Bulletins
This is a link to the complete list of National Park Service bulletins that provide specific
guidance on all aspects of completing nominations. Some of the most important links
are listed below:
Provides a quick reference guide to those just getting started or seeking more information about
how properties are nominated in Ohio.
This is a list of sample National Register of Hisotric Places nominations that may assist in the
preparation of the National Register of Historic Places nomination form.
This is the checklist used by the Ohio Historic Preservation Office when reviewing National Register
The Ohio Historic Preservation Office must notify various entities when a property is nominated to
the National Register of Historic Places. The nomination submission deadlines allow for proper time for
Ohio Historic Site Preservation Advisory Board
The 17-member Ohio Historic Site Preservation Advisory Board is appointed by the governor to advise
the State Historic Preservation Officer and the Ohio Historical Society Board of Trustees on
historic preservation issues. Click here to
view the board's meeting schedule.
For more information on National Register of Historic Places criteria contact the
Ohio Historic Preservation Office.
Click here to go to the Ohio Historic Preservation
Office front page.
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