Resources & Links

California State Office of Historic Preservation

The Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) is responsible for administration of federally and state mandated historic preservation programs in California. The mission of the Office of Historic Preservation and the State Historical Resources Commission, in partnership with the people of California and governmental agencies, is to preserve and enhance California's irreplaceable historic heritage as a matter of public interest so that its vital legacy of cultural, educational, recreational, aesthetic, economic, social, and environmental benefits will be maintained and enriched for present and future generations.

National Trust for Historic Preservation

For more than 50 years, the National Trust has been helping Americans protect the irreplaceable. A private nonprofit organization with more than 200,000 members, the National Trust is the leader of the vigorous preservation movement that is saving the best of the country's past for the future.

Los Angeles Conservancy

The Los Angeles Conservancy, the largest membership-based local historic preservation organization in the country, is dedicated to the recognition, preservation, and revitalization of the architectural and cultural heritage of greater Los Angeles.

Santa Monica Conservancy

The Santa Monica conservancy works to promote widespread understanding and appreciation of the cultural, social, economic and environmental benefits of historic preservation. Through education programs, assistance and advocacy, the Conservancy reinforces the importance of preserving the historic resources of Santa Monica's unique urban landscape.

National Register of Historic Places

Applications & Forms

Historic Designation Application Form

Certificate of Appropriateness Application

Third Street Historic District Info Packet

Mills Act Contract Application

Mills Act Contract Application Instructions

Mills Act Contract Financial Analysis Form

Mills Act Contract Sample Architect Report

Mills Act Contract Sample Maintenance and Restoration Plan

Certificate of Economic Hardship (Landmarks Ordinance)