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How to Request SHPO Comment on a Project

To request SHPO comments on a Department of Education project, you will need the following forms and documents:

(Note: Save the appropriate documents to your computer.)

PDF Document March 2005 Guidance Memorandum on Department of Education Projects

MS Word Document Request for SHPO Comment on a Department of Education Project

PDF Document Instructions for completing the Request for Comment form

Once you have completed the Request for SHPO Comment on a Department of Education Project form in accordance with the Instructions and the Guidance Memorandum, please mail it and the accompanying information to the address indicated on the form. Do not submit information via email or fax.

If the Guidance Memorandum requests an Iowa Site Inventory Form for your project, you may download the appropriate forms, instructions, and guidance material in the Statewide Inventory & Collections section of this site..

You may find it helpful to hire a professional architectural historian or historian in order to complete the Iowa Site Inventory forms. SHPO may also request a professional evaluation of a property in their comment on your project. If so, there is a list of consultants currently practicing in Iowa.

Questions or comments regarding these documents should be directed to:
June Strand

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