National Register of Historic Places Frequently Asked Questions

What does having my property listed in the NRHP mean for me?

Listing in the NRHP does:

Listing in the NRHP does not:

What are the criteria for listing a property in the National Register of Historic Places?

How old does a property have to be to be considered “historic”?

Who can nominate a property to the National Register?

Does having my property listed in the National Register of Historic Places restrict me in any way?

How do I get a property listed?

Are there funds available for me to fix up my National Register property?

How do I find out what Idaho properties are listed in the NRHP?

Where can I get a copy of a NRHP nomination for a listed property in Idaho?

Where can I find more information, forms and instructions for the National Register?