• Trappeys Cannery

    Trappeys Cannery

  • Rip Van Winkle House

    Rip Van Winkle House

  • Lafayette Central Business District

    Lafayette Central Business District

  • Avery island

    Avery Island

Eligibility and BenefitsProcess and FormsNomination Packet
Historic ContextsReview CommitteeDatabase

 2024 National Register Meeting Deadlines: 

Meeting Date First Draft Deadline for
CLG Communities
First Draft Deadline for All Other Cities Final Draft Deadline for
CLG Communities
Final Draft Deadline for All Other Cities

March 28, 2024

November 29, 2023

December 29, 2023

January 15, 2024

February 12, 2024

July 25, 2024

March 27, 2024

April 26, 2024

May 13, 2024

June 10, 2024

November 21, 2024

July 24, 2024

August 23, 2024

September 9, 2024

October 7, 2024

IMPORTANT NOTE: First drafts should be submitted well in advance of the above final draft deadlines to allow for revisions and requests for additional information if needed. Please allow up to 45-60 days for DHP’s review of a first draft. The number of drafts needed will vary by project.

Nominations will be scheduled for National Register Committee Meetings only after each draft is fully reviewed and determined ready for an agenda (per schedules) by the NR Coordinator. Submissions cannot be fully reviewed until all photographs, photo keys, maps, LHRI forms as well as a well-developed argument for Criterion and Areas of Significance with supporting bibliography are in hand. Incomplete drafts will not be placed on an agenda.

Required Materials and Guidance for National Register Nominations

The following materials are required as part of the completed nomination packet:

*Note: The National Register Nomination Forms have been updated. Please ensure you are using the most recent versions.

  1. A draft of your National Register Nomination Form in a Microsoft Word Document:  National Register Nomination Form 
      • The submission should be a digital copy of the nomination form and can be submitted via email or through an online sharing website (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc).
      • See our  National Register Manual for step-by-step guidance in filling out the National Register Nomination Form.
  2. Additional required forms:
      1.  Submission Checklist
      2.  Ownership Verification Form
      3.  Political Representation List
      4.  Copyright Form
  3. Maps
      1. Topographic Map
      2. Imagery/Boundary Map
      3. Sketch Map 
      4. Legal Property Description ( example) or Plat Map 
      5. See our  National Register Manual ("Maps" beginning on page 33) for detailed map requirements and examples.
  4. Photographs
      • Digital Photographs:  Photo Guidelines, Nomination Photo Tips 
      • See our  National Register Manual ("National Register Photos" beginning page 30) for complete photo requirements, including file naming requirements.
      • All digital photographs (TIFFS and JPEGS) should be submitted via jump drive or shared via an online file sharing website (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc)
      • Photos failing to meet these requirements will be rejected, with the accompanying nomination placed on hold until proper photographs are received. Contact the National Register Coordinator if you have any issues taking the correct quality photographs.

Additional Guidance:

Additional Documentation Forms:

Multiple Property Submission Forms: 

National Register Review Committee Meeting PowerPoint Presentation Guidance and Template: ↓ See more. 

General Guidelines: 

  • The length of a presentation for an individual resource must not exceed 10 minutes and must be no more than 10 PowerPoint slides. 
  • The length of a presentation for a historic district must not exceed 15 minutes and must be no more than 15 PowerPoint slides.
  • Images must be used in the presentation. The number of images is not limited as long as the presentation does not exceed the time or slide limit.
  • Text may be used to make additional points; however, text is not required for every image used.
  • Make sure the text is large enough to be easily read. 
  • The design and background color of each slide, including font type, can be whatever you would like it to be as long as it is readable. 

For all Resources, include:

  • the date of the resource's construction
  • location map (see template below)
  • discussion of setting, if appropriate
  • level of significance
  • summary of reason for significance
  • brief physical description including stylistic features and building type
  • brief discussion of alterations and integrity
  • for districts, a brief discussion of contributing and non-contributing resources

PowerPoint Template

  •  National Register Review Committee PowerPoint Template - Use this for all PowerPoint Submissions. You may alter the individual slides in the template to fit your nominated resource.
  • If you would like to see any past presentations, please contact the National Register Coordinator.

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For more information contact
Ms. Bailey Hall

Mailing Address P.O. Box 44247
Baton Rouge LA 70804
Phone: (225) 219-4595
Fax: (225) 219-9772
Email: bhall@crt.la.gov


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