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This due diligence search for previously documented historic resources in your project area is only one step in the Environmental Review Process. Applicant will use the results from this search to complete the additional steps to finish the Environmental Review Process.
The mission of the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (Virginia's State Historic Preservation Office) is to identify, evaluate, register, and help communities and citizens preserve, interpret, and use Virginia's rich historic assets for the economic, educational and cultural benefit of all.
From the Code of Virginia, the following FOIA exemption applies to data distributed by the Department of Historic Resources.
Code of Virginia
“Records containing information on the site specific location of rare, threatened, endangered or otherwise imperiled plant and animal species, natural communities, caves, and significant historic and archaeological sites if, in the opinion of the public body that has the responsibility for such information, disclosure of the information would jeopardize the continued existence or the integrity of the resource. This exemption shall not apply to requests from the owner of the land upon which the resource is located.”
The term “User” applies to the party agreeing to the conditions herein. Any User with whom DHR shares data of the location of significant historic and archaeological sites assumes the responsibility for the information as stated in §2.2-3705.7 (10) and agrees to the following conditions:
Use of this data is subject to the following:
By accepting the DHR data, User agrees to abide by all of the above conditions.
Updated October 29, 2019