Cultural Resources

Program Alternatives

Prototype Programmatic Agreements

Army Prototype Programmatic Agreement for the Privatization of Army Lodging pdf [149 KB]

The prototype PA provides a template and streamlined approach to the process of developing, negotiating and implementing PAs for Army installations that have historic properties impacted by the privatization of Army lodging. Executed – April 5, 2012; Expiration – April 5, 2062

Army Prototype Programmatic Agreement Regarding Building Interiors pdf [118 KB]

The Department of the Army developed, in concert with the ACHP, a Prototype Programmatic Agreement (PA) for the interiors of National Register contributing buildings and individually eligible buildings. The Army determined that a Prototype PA would provide Cultural Resource Managers at Army installations an additional tool to use in meeting their responsibilities under Section 106 for these federal facilities, and to streamline the consideration of these interiors. The Army has more than 20,000 buildings considered eligible for the National Register in its inventory. Executed – July 19, 2011; Expiration – July 19, 2021.

Nationwide Programmatic Agreements

National Guard Bureau Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for Army National Guard Readiness Centers Maintenance and Repair pdf [1.15 MB]

Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for Army National Guard Readiness Centers Maintenance and Repair Among the National Guard Bureau, the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Executed - December 10, 2010; Expiration - December 10, 2020.

Program Comments

Navy Program Comment for the Disposition of Historic Vessels pdf [159 KB]

Program Comment for the Department of the Navy for the Disposition of Historic Vessels The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation issued a Program Comment for the Department of the Navy setting forth the way in which it will comply with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act with regard to the determination of National Register of Historic Places eligibility of its vessels and the treatment of adverse effects that may result from their disposition. Executed - December 10, 2010; Expiration - December 10, 2020.

DoD Program Comment for Cold War Era Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (1946 - 1974) pdf [517 KB]

This Program Comment provides the Military Departments with an alternative way to comply with their responsibilities for management actions on Cold War Era Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (barracks) that may be listed or eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. This includes ongoing operations, maintenance and repair, rehabilitation, renovation, mothballing, cessation of maintenance, new construction, demolition, deconstruction and salvage, remediation activities, and transfer, sale, lease, and closure of such facilities. Executed – August 18, 2006; Amended – May 21, 2007

DoD Program Comment for World War II and Cold War Era (1939-1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities pdf [452 KB]

This Program Comment provides the Department of Defense (DoD) and its Military Departments with an alternative way to comply with their responsibilities following management actions on World War II and Cold War Era ammunition storage facilities that may be eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places: ongoing operations, maintenance and repair, rehabilitation, renovation, mothballing, cessation of maintenance, new construction, demolition, deconstruction and salvage, remediation activities, and transfer, sale, lease, and closure of such facilities. Executed – August 18, 2006; Amended – May 21, 2007.

Army Program Comment for World War II and Cold War Era (1939-1974) Ammunition Production Facilities and Plants pdf [214 KB]

This Program Comment provided the Department of the Army with an alternative way to comply with its responsibilities following management actions on World War II and Cold War Era Army Ammunition Production Facilities and Plants that may be eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places (Facilities and Plants): ongoing operations, maintenance and repair, rehabilitation, renovation, mothballing, cessation of maintenance, new construction, demolition, deconstruction andsalvage, remediation activities, and transfer, sale, lease, and closure of such facilities. Executed August 18, 2006; Amended May 21, 2007.

Federal Register Notice for DoD Program Comments for Cold War Era (1946-1974) Unaccompanied Personnel Housing, World War II and Cold War Era (1939-1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities pdf [66 KB]

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation approved and issued to the Department of Defense a Program Comment on World War II and Cold War era (1939– 1974) ammunition Storage Facilities, and a Program Comment on Cold War era (1946–1974) Unaccompanied Personnel Housing. The Program Comments pertain to all buildings and structures designed and built as ammunition storage facilities within the years 1939–1974,  and all buildings and structures that were designed and built as Unaccompanied Personnel Housing in the years 1946–1974. The Program Comments include treatment measures for the following undertakings for these two categories of properties: ongoing operations, maintenance and repair; rehabilitation; renovation; mothballing; cessation of maintenance, new construction, demolition; deconstruction and salvage; remediation activities; and transfer, sale, lease, and closure of such facilities. Executed – May 21, 2007; Expiration – None

Army Program Comment for Capehart and Wherry Era Army Family Housing and Associated Structures and Landscape Features (1949-1962) pdf [49 KB]

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation approved a Program Comment that facilitates the Army's compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act with regard to management of its inventory of Capehart and Wherry Era family housing and associated structures and landscape features.  Executed – May 31, 2001; Expiration – None.

Navy and Air Force Program Comment for Capehart and Wherry Era Housing and Associated Structures and Landscape Features (1949-1962) pdf [262 KB]

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation approved a program comment that facilitates the Navy's and Air Force's compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act with regard to management of their inventories of Capehart and Wherry Era housing units, associated structures, and landscape features. Executed – November 18, 2004; Expiration – None.

Alternate Procedures

Army Alternate Procedures pdf [101 KB]

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation approved technical and administrative amendments to the Army Alternate Procedures. Those Army Alternate Procedures set forth a process that Army installations can follow in order to meet their historic preservation review responsibilities under the National Historic Preservation Act. The main purposes of the amendments are to conform the Alternate Procedures to the Army’s internal reorganization and clarify its exemption regarding designated surface danger zones. Executed – July 13, 2001; Amended – April 16, 2004; Expiration – None.