Do you have a project that needs a State or Federal review? If your project is on federal or state land, or is receiving federal or state funds, permits or licenses, your project WILL need to be reviewed by our staff at the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation (VDHP).
The Online Resource Center (ORC) provides online access to all documents related to historic preservation activities since the late 1960s.
A list of online resources for maps, photographs, architectural plans, and publications related to Vermont’s architectural history.
The Vermont Barn Census is a statewide inventory of barns and other agricultural buildings that will establish the foundation for further efforts to preserve these important historic resources.
Burials site have special protections. Vermont state law prohibits disturbance of burial sites of any kind, even on private land. This includes unmarked burials as well as those marked with memorial stones.
Rehabilitating an old building may seem daunting at first, but these resources will guide you.
The predictive model is an initial desk review tool; it is only a coarse filter that may highlight potential site areas.
These guidelines should be utilized by consultants when conducting archaeology in Vermont.
Consultants on the following lists have attended the Annual Consultant Training and are qualified to work in Vermont.
The Vermont Historic Preservation Act requires permits for exploration and field investigations to be undertaken on state lands, within the boundaries of a designated state archaeological landmark, or under state waters.
This zip file contains five shapefiles with prefigured attribute tables to be used for project submissions as outlined in Appendix I of the Guidelines for Conducting Archaeology in Vermont.
Vermont has a remarkably rich and diverse archaeological heritage spanning nearly 13,000 years of human history.
If your project involves the substantial alteration, relocation, or demolition of a historic resource, you may need to prepare a Historic Resource Documentation Package prior to starting the project.
Criteria for Evaluating the Effect of Proposed Telecommunication Facilities, Transmission Lines, and Wind Power Facilities on Historic Resources
The installation of telecommunications facilities, transmission lines, wind power facilities and other similar projects may affect historic resources directly and indirectly.