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SHPO Directory Forms

SHPO Directory
This is a list of Individuals on the SHPO Directory, the discipline they have been approved for and their due date for submitting continuing education credits.

SHPO Directory Application for Archaeology
Application for CPRC approval to be included in the SHPO Directory

SHPO Directory Application for Architectural History
Form for preservation professionals with expertise in architectural history to apply for CPRC approval of their qualifications to be included in the SHPO Directory.

SHPO Directory Application for Cultural Anthropology
Form for Anthropologists to apply for CPRC approval of their qualifications

SHPO Directory Application for History
Form for CPRC approval of an historian's qualifications to be included in the SHPO Directory.

SHPO Directory Application--Historic Architecture
Form for a consultant's qualifications to be approved by the CPRC for working on historic architecture.

Permit Applications

Application for a Permit to Excavate Human Burial(s)
This permit is necessary for the excavation of human burials within a known site and should be submitted at the same time a project-specific excavation permit is submitted.

Application for an Annual Permit to Excavate Human Burials
Application for an Annual Permit to Excavate Human Burials Located in any Unmarked Burial Ground within the State of New Mexico (MS Word with instructions)

CPRC Schedule And Application Deadlines
List of CPRC meeting dates and deadlines for submitting General Permits and SHPO Directory applications and deadlines for submitting Project-Specific Permit Applications.

General Permit Application
In MS Word format

Mechanical Excavation Permit
Application for archaeological excavation of a site located on private land using mechanical excavation equipment.

Consultants Lists

Architectural & Historical Consultants
Individuals listed in the SHPO Directory of Qualified Supervisory Personnel under architectural history, historic architecture, or history.

Cultural Anthropologists
The following is a list of firms who employ individuals listed on the SHPO Directory of Qualified Supervisory Personnel under cultural anthropology.

Cultural Resource Consultants
The current list of consultants who hold a General Archaeological Investigation Permit and/or an Annual Unmarked Human Burial Excavation Permit

Rules and Regulations

Cultural Properties Act, NMSA 18-6-1 - 17
The Cultural Properties Act establishes the Cultural Properties Review Committee (CPRC) and outlines its powers and duties. The CPA establishes the Historic Preservation Division (HPD), provides information about the qualifications and role of the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), information about state undertakings, damage to cultural property, cultural property on private land, excavation permits, confidentiality, unmarked burials. The CPA established the role of state historian, state archaeologist, and cultural properties publications, and designation of state monuments.

NM Reburial Grounds Act, NMSA 18-6-24 - 27
State laws affecting the reburial of unearthed human remains and funery objects.

NMAC 4.10.08 - Permits to Conduct Archaeological Investigations on State Land
CPRC rule that describes the procedures used to review and issue permits for state land and establishes professional qualification standards.

NMAC 4.10.11 - Issuance of Permits for Unmarked Human Burials
Regulation establishing the procedures for the issuance of permits to excavate unmarked human burials on state or private land in New Mexico.

NMAC 4.10.14 - Cultural Properties on Private Land and Mechanical Excavation Permits
NMAC 4.10.14 describes procedures used to assist owners to preserve cultural properties and registered cultural properties situated on privately owned land and the procedures and standards to excavate an archaeological site on private land using mechanical earth-moving equipment.

NMAC 4.10.16 - Standards for Excavation and Test Excavation
NMAC 4.10.16 establishes standards and procedures to excavate archeological sites and areas of historic and scientific interest and to conduct test excavations of archaeological sites on land owned, controlled or operated by a department, agency, institution or political subdivision of the state.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education Credit Guidelines
Credit requirements and the number of credits earned per activity.

Continuing Education Credits Cover Sheet
Form for listing activities and credits earned