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SECTION 106 REVIEW FAQS

  1. What do I need to submit for a Section 106 review project?
  2. What additional information is needed for the review of communication tower projects?
  3. Where can I find U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps?
  4. How long does it take AHPP to complete a Section 106 review?
  5. What federal and state laws, regulations, and guidelines apply to the review of cultural resources in the State of Arkansas?
  6. Does the AHPP maintain a list of archaeologists certified to do work in Arkansas?
  7. How do I contact federally recognized tribes that have or once had a presence in Arkansas?
  8. Where do I go to find information on cultural resources in Arkansas?

Q: What do I need to submit for a Section 106 review project?

A: You will need to submit the following items:

  1. A 7.5 minute (1:24,000 scale) U.S. Geological Survey topographic map, which clearly delineates the project area.
  2. A project description that details all aspects of the proposed project.
  3. Include the location, age, and photographs of all structures (if any) that will be renovated, removed, demolished, or abandoned as a result of the project.
  4. Include photographs of all structures 50 years or older on the property directly adjacent to the project area.

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Q: What additional information is needed for the review of communication tower projects?

A: Click here to see the AHPP achival research policy for cell towers and follow the procedures set forth in the new FCC programmatic agreement.

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Q: Where can I find U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps?

A: U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps may be obtained from the Arkansas Geological Commission in Little Rock. Their telephone number is (501) 296-1877, and maps may be obtained from online sources, as well.

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Q: How long does it take AHPP to complete a Section 106 review?

A: AHPP is allotted 30 days for the review of undertakings as per the federal regulations (36 CFR Part 800). The review of smaller projects usually takes about two weeks.

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Q: What federal and state laws, regulations, and guidelines apply to the review of cultural resources in the State of Arkansas?

A: See the links to other website addresses on the AHPP website.

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Q: Does the AHPP maintain a list of archaeologists certified to do work in Arkansas?

A: The AHPP does not maintain such a list, but professional archaeologists may be located by contacting the Register of Professional Archeologists at (410) 933-3486.

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Q: How do I contact federally recognized tribes that have or once had a presence in Arkansas?

A: See the list of federally recognized tribes on the website.

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Q: Where do I go to find information on cultural resources in Arkansas?

A: The AHPP maintains the National Register files and a standing structure database. The Arkansas Archaeological Survey (AAS) is the repository for archaeological site information in the state. Professional archaeologists may obtain site information by contacting the AAS registrar at (479) 575-6552.





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