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Detailed Instructions for Filling Out Compliance-Generated Determinations of Eligibility (DOEs)

Property & Project Data Screen

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Field Name

Description

Inventory No. * Enter the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties (MIHP) Inventory Number (architecture or archeology number). If an inventory number has not already been assigned, please contact the Cultural Resource Information Manager, Gregory Brown at 410-697-9538. To obtain a new inventory number, you will need the name of the property, the address, and two USGS quad maps with location and quad name.
Name Enter the name by which the property is known. The term “property” refers to the entire historic resource being documented. (i.e. Lewistown Historic District, Wilson-Tannard House, Millard Farm, SHA Bridge No. 0201801) For archeology sites, if the site does not have a name, please use the site number as the name.
County Enter the county in which the property is located.
Is the property being evaluated as a historic district? * Select “Yes” or “No”. Do not use the Short Form to evaluate historic districts.
Address Enter the street address of the property. For bridges, use the “Other” field to enter the street name/route number and the name of the feature being crossed [i.e. Belair Road (US 1) over Gunpowder Falls].
City Enter the city in which the property is located.
Zip Code Enter the postal code for the property.
Quad Enter the name(s) of the United States Geological Survey quadrangle on which the property appears.
Owner * Enter the name of the current owner of the property.
Tax Account ID * Enter the tax account ID number of the property. This is the Property Account Identifier Number assigned to the property by the State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT). This number can be found by searching SDAT’s database at www.dat.state.md.us. In Baltimore City ward, section, block and lot are used instead. The numbers combined should be entered here.
Tax Map Number Enter the number of the Tax Map on which the property is located. This number can be found by searching SDAT’s database at www.dat.state.md.us.
Tax Parcel Number Enter the number of the Parcel on which the property is located. This number can be found by searching SDAT’s database at www.dat.state.md.us.
Project If applicable, enter the name of the federal or state project for which this DOE is being prepared. (e.g. MD 410 road widening, Buckeystown Cell Tower Site 333, Viewmont Elementary Rehabilitation, etc.)
Agency Enter the federal or state agency that is sponsoring the above project. (e.g. FCC, SHA, GSA, etc.)

* This field is not found on the Short Form for Ineligible Properties

Preparer's Recommendation Screen

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Eligibility Recommendation This is the preparer’s recommendation. Click the arrow and choose “Recommended” or “Not Recommended” from the list. For properties within historic districts, select “Recommended” for contributing resources and “Not Recommended” for resources that do not contribute to the historic district.
Criteria * These are the National Register Criteria For Evaluation. Click to put an “a” in the applicable box(es). This applies only to resources recommended eligible for listing in the National Register.
Considerations * These are the National Register Criteria Considerations. Click to put an “a” in the applicable box(es). This applies only to resources recommended eligible for listing in the National Register.
There is a previous DOE for this property * Click here to put an “a” in the box if there has been a previous determination of eligibility for this resource.
To be completed only if the property is a contributing/ non-contributing resource: Complete this section only when evaluating resources within National Register-listed or eligible historic districts.
District Inventory Number Enter the district’s MIHP number.
NR listed District Click here to put an “a” in the box if the district is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
NR Eligible District Click here to put an “a” in the box if the district has been determined eligible by the Maryland Historical Trust.
District Name Enter the name of the historic district. (Frederick Historic District, Takoma Park National Register District, etc.)
First Name/ Last Name Enter the preparer’s name
Agency Enter the preparer’s agency/ firm name
Date Enter the month, day, and year in which the form was prepared. Must be in mm/dd/yyyy format.

* This field is not found on the Short Form for Ineligible Properties

Justification Screen

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Documentation on the property is presented in * Enter the name of the library, repository, or report from which the information was obtained. (e.g. Baltimore County Library, MIHP form, Phase II Archeological and Architectural Investigations)
Justification for decision This is the preparer’s judgment. Describe all structures and landscape features. Provide a history of the property. Explain in detail why the property is eligible or ineligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Be certain to address all NR criteria and the integrity of the property.

* This field is not found on the Short Form for Ineligible Properties