- Keeper of the Register
The Keeper of the Register (more formally known as the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places) is a
National Park Service(NPS) official, responsible for deciding on the eligibility of historic properties for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places(NRHP). [http://www.juneau.org/history/Preservation_Plan/register.php Historic Preservation in Juneau - Community Development Department, City and Borough of Juneau] ] The Keeper's authority may be delegated as he or she sees fit. [http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/regulations.htm Code of Federal Regulations: 36 CFR Part 60 National Register of Historic Places] ] The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) for each state submits nominations to the Keeper. Upon receipt, the Keeper has 45 days to decide whether to add the property to the NRHP. [http://archnet.asu.edu/Topical/CRM/usdocs/36cfr63.html 36 CFR 63 - Eligibility for Inclusion in the National Register] ] [http://www.okhistory.org/shpo/factsheet1.htm SHPO Fact Sheet #1: National Register of Historic Places - January 1996, Oklahoma's State Historic Preservation Office] ]
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