Developer and Homeowner Information

Property Developer & Homeowner Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Property Developers

1. Owners of private property listed in the National Register are free to maintain, manage, or dispose of their property as they choose provided that no Federal monies are involved.

2. Listing in the National Register does NOT mean that limitations will be placed on the property by the Federal government.

3. Public visitation rights are NOT required of owners.

4. The Federal government will NOT attach restrictive covenants to the properties or seek to acquire them.

To qualify, one must work with the State Historic Preservation Office and follow the Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitation. More Information.

Listing of the property assures proactive review of Federal projects that might adversely affect the character of the historic property. Owners of properties listed in the National Register may be eligible for a 20% investment tax credit for the certified rehabilitation of income-producing certified historic structures such as commercial, industrial, or rental residential buildings. Tax Incentives Information.


CHPC Wiswall
Center Street, Casper, Wyo. Bell 1914
Photo by Wiswall for the Casper Townsite Company, Frances Seely Webb Collection, Casper College Western History Center.

Frequently Asked Questions

Homeowners

1. Owners of private property listed in the National Register are free to maintain, manage, or dispose of their property as they choose provided that no Federal monies are involved.

2. Listing in the National Register does NOT mean that limitations will be placed on the property by the Federal government.

3. Public visitation rights are NOT required of owners.

4. The Federal government will NOT attach restrictive covenants to the properties or seek to acquire them.

To qualify, one must work with the State Historic Preservation Office and follow the Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitation. More Information.

Listing of the property assures proactive review of Federal projects that might adversely affect the character of the historic property. Owners of properties listed in the National Register may be eligible for a 20% investment tax credit for the certified rehabilitation of income-producing certified historic structures such as commercial, industrial, or rental residential buildings. Tax Incentive Information.