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National Register Information, Forms, and Instructions
General Information about the National Register

 NOTE: The Digital Photo Checklist; National Register Process Flowchart, Section 7 and 8 Tips Sheets, and example National Register nomination are now included in the document titled "Preparing National Register Nominations in Oregon" below under "Instructions for Completing National Register Nominations."

The Benefits and Responsibilities of National Register Listing [pdf] - Describes what programs are available to property owners with National Register-listed properties and applicable land-use laws 
Historic District Fact Sheet [pdf] - Describes what property owners need to know about historic districts and their rights and responsibilities 
National Register Nomination Forms

Historic Resource Record [doc] – Complete and return this document to the SHPO for a preliminary assessment of a single property’s eligibility for the National Register 

National Register Nomination Form [doc] - Form for single properties and historic districts. Note: the form is formatted to Oregon SHPO standards, including font size, format, and page numbering.

National Register Cover Sheet [doc] - Required for all National Register nominations, includes owner and preparer contact information and a submission check list. 

Multiple Property Documentation Form (MPD) [doc] – For use with a Multiple Property Submission (MPS)

Instructions for Completing National Register Nominations

Preparing National Register Nominations in Oregon [pdf] - Instructions for completing and submitting National Register nominations to the Oregon SHPO for review. Includes a list of required materials, instructions of formatting, tips for writing, description of the nomination process, and an example completed National Register form

"Guidelines for Conducting Historic Resource Surveys in Oregon" [pdf] – SHPO guidelines for completing Reconnaissance and Intensive Level Surveys for historic districts 

National Register Bulletin #15, "How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation" [pdf] - National Park Service bulletin that explains how to determine if a property is or is not eligible for the National Register 
National Register Bulletin #16A, "How to Complete the National Register Form" [pdf] - National Park Service bulletin that includes specific instructions for completing National Register nominations 
National Register Bulletin #16B,"How to Complete the National Register Multiple Property
Documentation Form"
 [pdf] - National Park Service bulletin about how to complete the National Register Multiple Property Documentation Form