About Certified Local Governments
Learn about the federal-state-local partnership that enables eligible communities to conduct a wide
range of preservation activities in cooperation with the Ohio Historic Preservation Office and the
U.S. Department of the Interior, including surveys of historic resources and nominating properties
to the National Register of Historic Places.
Certified Local Governments in Ohio
Certified Local Governments range from small villages to major urban centers. View a list of all
Certified Local Governments with links to community web pages and CLG contact persons.
Certified Local Governments Chart
View a chart of Certified Local Governments in Ohio including county, contact information and
Certified Local Governments Grants
Once certified, Certified Local Governments may compete annually for grants to help carry out a
wide range of historic preservation activities. Learn about eligibility requirements and the annual
CLG Grant Application Package
View links to all of the forms, instructions, and materials needed to submit a grant request.
Certified Local Government Grants Administrative Guidance
Local Historic Preservation Ordinances
View sample language for a Local Historic Preservation Enabling Ordinance online or click here to download a copy of
the sample language in .pdf format.
Certified Local Governments
View copies of the periodic newsletter produced by the Ohio Historic Preservation Office targeted
to Ohio Certified Local Government communities.
Click here to return to the Ohio Historic Preservation
Office front page.