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About The SACHP
The Role of the SACHP

The State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation (SACHP) is a nine-member group that reviews nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. The members are professionally recognized in the fields of history, architecture, archaeology, and other related disciplines. The committee holds public meetings in February, June, and October each year at different locations within the state.


Members of the SACHP 


Upcoming Meetings of the SACHP

February 16-17, 2017

Eastmoreland Golf Course
2425 SE Bybee Boulevard
Portland, OR 97202



February 16, 2017

Irrigation Projects in Oregon, 1901-1978 [pdf]  NOMINATION PASSED 6-1

Central Oregon Canal: Brasada Ranch Segment [pdf]  NOMINATION PASSED 5-2
--> Support Form [pdf]

--> Objection Form [pdf]

Pilot Butte Canal: Downtown Redmond Segment [pdf]  NOMINATION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

--> Support Form [pdf]

--> Objection Form [pdf]

Vale Project: Lateral 278 Segment Historic District [pdf]  NOMINATION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

Troy Field [pdf]  NOMINATION PASSED 6-1

February 17, 2017


Jacob Clearwater Farmhouse​ [pdf]  NOMINATION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

Portland Sanitarium Nurses' Quarters [pdf]  NOMINATION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

Pine Grove Community House [pdf]  NOMINATION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

Eastmoreland Historic District [pdf]  NOMINATION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY
     Historic Residential Suburbs in the Unites States, 1830-1960 [pdf]

--> Support Form [pdf]

--> Objection Form [pdf}

Letters of support may be submitted by email to Tracy Zeller at Tracy.Zeller@oregon.gov or regular mail. Original signed and notarized objections must be mailed.

Nomination deadlines are as follows:

November 1, 2016 for February 2017 SACHP meeting

March 1, 2017 for June 2017 SACHP meeting 

July 3, 2017 for October 2017 SACHP meeting

Posted meeting dates, locations, and agendas may change.

Deadlines for submissions are firm.

Past Meetings of the SACHP

October 21, 2016 - Sisters, OR Meeting Minutes

June 16-17, 2016 - White City, OR Meeting Minutes

February 19, 2016 - Gresham, OR Meeting Minutes

To obtain minutes for all other past meetings, please contact Tracy Zeller, National Register Program Assistant, at either (503) 986-0690 or tracy.zeller@oregon.gov

To obtain audio recordings of past meetings, please contact Tracy, Zeller, National Register Program Assistant, at either (503) 986-0690 or tracy.zeller@oregon.gov

Commenting on National Register Nominations
Any individual, government entity, or organization may comment on pending National Register nominations scheduled for an upcoming meeting of the State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation or under final consideration by the National Park Service (NPS) by sending written comments to:

Oregon State Historic Preservation Office
Attn: Tracy Zeller
725 Summer St. NE, Suite C
Salem, OR 97301

or Tracy.Zeller@oregon.gov

The comment period for each nomination is based on submission, hearing, and mailing dates, which are variable. Please contact the office directly at (503) 986-0690 or tracy.zeller@oregon.gov concerning deadlines for submitting comments. If you are a property owner and you object to listing your property in the National Register, please contact the office first before submitting comments to obtain an official objection form.

All comments received by the office are retained as part of the agency’s permanent public record and forwarded to the National Park Service for final consideration. 

SACHP Documents
Below is a list of documents used by the SACHP to conduct its business. This list is not comprehensive, and other Federal and State laws, regulations, and guidance documents apply.
General Information
-> The National Register Process [pdf]  
Evaluating Nominations
-> The Seven Aspects of Integrity [link]
-> National Register Technical and Substantive Review NPS checklists [pdf] 
National Register Guidance
-> Publications of the National Park Service [link]
-> The Components of a Historic Context, NPS white paper [pdf]
-> Evaluating the Significance of Additions and Accretions NPS white paper [pdf]
-> Evaluation Common Resources for the National Register NPS white paper [pdf] 
-> Defining Boundaries for National Register Properties NPS bulletin, [link] 
Procedures and Conduct
-> State Procedures for the State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation [pdf]
-> Oregon State Membership Handbook for Boards and Commissions [pdf]
-> Oregon Government Standards and Practices: A Guide for Public Officials [pdf]
-> Manual for State Historic Preservation Review Boards NPS publication, [link] 
Laws and Regulations
-> National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 [link]
-> 36 CFR 60: Rules for the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 [link]
-> 36 CFR 63 Determinations of Eligibility for Inclusion in the National Register [link]
-> Chapter 358 of Oregon State Code: Museums; Historic Preservation Education and Culture;
     Oregon Historical Society 
-> Division 50 of Oregon Administrative Rules: Historic Preservation Officer [link]
-> Chapter 192 of Oregon State Code: Public Reports and Meetings [link]