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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 17. Libraries And Cultural Resources
Agency 5. Board of Historic Resources
Chapter 30. Evaluation Criteria and Procedures for Designations by the Board of Historic Resources

17VAC5-30-30. General provisions.

The board is solely responsible for designating eligible properties for inclusion in the Virginia Landmarks Register.

Any person or organization may submit a completed nomination form to the director for consideration by the board. The form shall include the descriptive and analytical information necessary for the board to determine whether the property meets the evaluation criteria for designation. Any person or organization may also request the board's consideration of any previously prepared nomination form on record with the department.

In determining whether to include a property in the Virginia Landmarks Register, the board shall evaluate the property according to the Virginia Landmarks Register Criteria for Evaluation, as set out in Part III of this chapter (17VAC5-30-40 et seq.).

Prior to the formal designation of property by the board, the director shall follow the procedures set out in 17VAC5-30-100 concerning notification to property owners and chief local elected officials. Prior to the formal designation by the board of a historic district, the director shall also follow the procedures set out in 17VAC5-30-110 for conducting a public hearing.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-2205 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR390-01-03 § 2.1, eff. February 9, 1994.

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