Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-416b-3 - Determination of historic structure status

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) Application Requirements
(1) No application requesting determination of historic structure status is required for a property that contains a single building and is individually listed on either the National or State Register of Historic Places.
(2) If a property is located in a registered historic district, prior to filing a request for approval of a proposed rehabilitation plan under section 10-416b-5 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies and a request for preliminary certification and reservation of tax credits under section 10-416b-8 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, the owner shall obtain a determination of historic structure status from the officer.
(3) If the property is a complex, whether individually listed on the National or State Register of Historic Places or listed as part of a registered historic district, the owner shall apply for a determination of historic structure status for the building that is to be rehabilitated as part of a single or multi-building project.
(4) The owner shall provide (A) photographs of the building and its surroundings; (B) a map showing the boundaries of the complex or registered historic district and the location of the building; and (C) a statement of historic and architectural significance.
(5) The owner shall provide a certificate of title or title insurance, or if the application is submitted by the owner's duly authorized agent, a written statement from the owner in accordance with section 10-416b-2(a) (2) of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.
(6) The officer shall review and issue a decision not more than thirty calendar days after receipt of a complete application. If an application is incomplete, not more than thirty calendar days after receipt the officer shall notify the owner in writing and indicate what information is needed to undertake or complete review. The owner shall have thirty calendar days after the date of notification by the officer to respond in writing and provide the requested information. Upon written request by the owner on or before the original deadline, the officer shall grant an extension to the owner.
(7) The owner may satisfy the application requirements under subdivision (4) of this subsection if the owner (A) has obtained a recommendation of approval from the department of the Part 1 application of the Historic Preservation Certification Application used by the National Park Service for a building located in a district listed on the National Register of Historic Places; and (B) provides evidence of said recommendation of approval.
(b) Certification Actions
(1) If a building located in a registered historic district meets the criteria under section 10-416b-4 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, the officer shall determine that the building qualifies as a certified historic structure.
(2) For purposes of evaluating whether a building in a complex contributes to the historic character of the complex, the officer shall use the criteria under section 10-416b-4 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies. If a building located in a complex meets the criteria, the officer shall determine that the building qualifies as a certified historic structure.
(3) If a building located in a complex or registered historic district does not meet the criteria under section 10-416b-4 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, the officer shall determine that the building shall not qualify as a certified historic structure. The officer shall provide a written explanation citing the reason for denial.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-416b-3
Adopted effective October 6, 2008; Adopted effective September 17, 2012

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