Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R455. Heritage and Arts, History.

Rule R455-6. State Register for Historic Resources and Archaeological Sites.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R455-6-1. Scope and Applicability.

Purpose: To establish compatibility between the State and National Register. To establish standards for state landmarks consistent with Sections 9-8-306, 9-8-401, 9-8-402 and 9-8-403.

R455-6-2. Definitions.

A. Terms used in this rule are defined in Sections 9-8-302 and 9-8-402(1).

B. In addition:

1. "division" means the Division of State History;

2. "director" means the director of the Division of State History;

3. "board" means the Board of State History.

4. "property owner" means those persons or entities holding fee simple title to the property.

R455-6-3. State Register for Historic Resources and Archaeological Sites.

1. The State Register for properties and sites incorporates by reference, within this rule, 36 CFR 60.4, 1996 Edition for the selecting of properties and sites as historical places within Utah.

2. Properties or sites recommended for National Register consideration shall automatically be listed on the State Register after they have been recommended by the Board of State History for National Register listing and after the State Historic Preservation Officer has nominated them for listing on the National Register.

3. Should a property or site be found to be ineligible for the National Register by the Keeper of the National Register, National Park Service, that property may be reviewed for removal from the State Register.

4. Properties or sites may be removed from Century and State Registers only after notification to the owner and a hearing by the board, unless they have been entirely demolished, in which case they may be removed administratively by division staff following state procedures for removal.

R455-6-4. State Landmark Listing for Archaeological and Anthropological Sites and Localities.

Archaeological and anthropological sites of significance may be designated as Archaeological or Anthropological Landmarks by the Board of State History after nomination and with the written consent of the property owner.


historic sites, national register, state register

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

August 11, 2011

Notice of Continuation

February 2, 2016

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

9-8-302; 9-8-306; 9-8-401; 9-8-402; 9-8-403; 63G-4-102

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R455, please contact the promulgating agency (Heritage and Arts, History). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.