Covington Historic District

Covington Historic District

Covington, LA

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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 Code of Governmental Ethics

Louisiana's Open Meetings Law



National Park Service logo  National Park Service Certified Local Government Program

NAPC logo  National Alliance of Preservation Commissions


For more information please contact:


Amanda Lanata
Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation
PO Box 44247
Baton Rouge, LA  70804
(225) 342-8157

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