Section 106 Clearance Application Missouri Local Programs How to Complete the Application for Section 106 Clearance. Why we Need to Review Cultural Resources?.
Missouri Local Programs
How to Complete the Application for Section 106 Clearance
In its preface to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, Congress declared that the preservation of historic properties "is in the public interest so that its vital legacy of cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational, economic, and energy benefits will be maintained and enriched for future generations of Americans."
MO Dept. of Natural Resources – SHPO Office Home Page: http://www.dnr.mo.gov/shpo/
Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 requires potential impacts to significant cultural resources from any federally funded or permitted project to be considered. The five categories of cultural resources are listed below.
The 106 Form (Page 1 shown at right) can be access at the following location:
1. Cleveland Sidewalk Program STP-5489 (603)
2. Federal Highway Administration
4. (555) 123-4567
3. City of Cleveland, MO
5. Person of Responsible Charge
6. (555) 123-4567
7. City Project Manager
City of Cleveland
209 Main Street
Cleveland, MO 64734
Enter basic project location information: 1) County where project is located, 2) Street address of the project, and 3) City where project is located.
Main Street/State Highway Y
West Line Quadrangle
Legal description information can be found on US Geological Survey quadrangle maps. If you are unsure about the quadrangle name for your project area:
For this example, we searched for Cleveland, MO. The program places a red marker representing the city on the map.
In this section, applicants should describe the facility, such as beginning and ending point, side of the street, and width of the facility, etc. This information is shown in the example below.
Yes- This ground has been previously disturbed by construction of and maintenance of Main Street / State Highway Y sidewalks, which are adjacent to the roadway and building constructed along the right-of-way.
Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) has research databases for historic properties, national register districts, local historic districts. The picture below shows the top of the list of historic places and districts in Jackson County, MO.
The last two sections on Page 2 of the 106 Application list attachments necessary to submit the document for review.
Electronic maps from a GIS system or copies of paper maps can be submitted. Examples of maps from the USGS and a GIS system are contained in the next slide.
Aerial photo submitted with the Cleveland Sidewalk 106 application. Red and blue lines show the project.
An example of the 7.5 X 15 minute topographical map from a GIS system that was submitted with the Cleveland application.
An example of the 7.5 X 15 minute topographical map downloaded from the USGS. The location of the project must be indicated on the map.
Additional documentation may be necessary for new projects, such as plan sheet showing the alignment of a new roadway or pedestrian/bicycle facility.
For the Cleveland project, a multipage .pdf document was created and submitted to the SHPO office.
Once the application, photographs and maps are completed, the entire package should be submitted to the SHPO at the address below.