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Annual Work Plan Public Input

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is preparing its federal fiscal year 2023 grant application for state preservation needs and projects and invites public comment through October 31st. Some questions to consider when filling out the form include: What properties or areas need to be inventoried?, What properties should be considered for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places?, What properties are at-risk or endangered?, and What kinds of technical preservation assistance are beneficial?

"Public input or responses to these questions will help the South Dakota Historic Preservation Office in preparing an annual work plan," said Ted Spencer, the State Historic Preservation Officer. " Historic preservation emphasizes the history of our state and boosts economic development and heritage tourism." The SHPO Annual Work Plan Suggestion Form is linked below, along with submission instructions. Completed forms are due no later than October 31st, 2022.

Annual Work Plan Suggestion Form (pdf)

Annual Work Plan Suggestion Form (word)



Electronic Review & Compliance (ERC) System 

The South Dakota Office of the State Historic Presrvation Officer (SHPO) is pleased to announce that, starting April 27, 2022, all government agencies, their delegated authorities, and appropriate applicants can use the new ERC System to submit project information to SHPO for comments and consultation under federal (National Historic Preservation Act of 1966) and state (South Dakota Codified Law 1-19A-11.1) preservation laws.

The ERC system is part of the State of South Dakota's new Citizen Portal found online at then by searching 'ERC' in the search bar. More information and instructions to access ERC can be found on this information sheet: ERC Access Instructions.  



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