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National Register of Historic Places 

Preliminary Information Form (PDF) - To help facilitate review by SHPO staff during the coronavirus pandemic, please submit your Preliminary Information Form and supporting materials via e-mail only whenever possible. Please submit the completed form plus copies of historical background material and photographs as attachments (no more than 25MB total file size) to vharness@scdah.sc.gov. Hard copy submittals will continue to be accepted by mail, but please be aware that responses may be delayed. You will receive an acknowledgment e-mail as soon as possible after we receive your submittal.
National Register Plaque/Certificate Order Form (PDF) - Due to the coronavirus pandemic, until further notice we will no longer be processing new orders for National Register plaques. Questions regarding plaque orders may be submitted to bsauls@scdah.sc.gov.

Submittal Requirements for National Register Nominations (PDF)

Statewide Survey of Historic Properties

Survey Form (PDF)

Tax Incentives

Application for 25% State Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit for Owners of Historic Homes
Application for 20% Federal Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit for Income-Producing Buildings

Historical Marker Program

Historical Marker Application (DOC) - To help facilitate review by SHPO staff during the coronavirus pandemic, please submit State Historical Marker applications and supporting materials via e-mail whenever possible. The hard copy application with research fee should continue to be submitted by postal service, but please submit a copy of the completed form plus copies of historical background material as attachments (no more than 25MB total file size) by e-mail to ebreeden@scdah.sc.gov. Please be aware that responses may be delayed for submittals received as hard copy only. You will receive an acknowledgment e-mail as soon as possible after we receive your submittal.

Review & Compliance/Section 106

Section 106 Project Review Form (PDF)
DHEC-OCRM Project Review Form (PDF)     Instructions (PDF)
Historic Building Supplement (PDF)     Instructions (PDF)