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Certified Local Governments
The Planner is available to help municipalities within Calumet County apply for Certified Local Government status. A Certified Local Government (CLG) is any city, village, county, or town that has been certified by Wisconsin's State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) and the Department of the Interior as meeting the following basic criteria: 
  • Enforces appropriate local ordinance for the designation and protection of historic properties
  • Has established a qualified historic preservation commission by local ordinance
  • Maintains a system for the survey and inventory of local historic properties
  • Provides for public participation in the local historic preservation program

The benefits of becoming a CLG include:
  • Eligibility to apply for Wisconsin Historic Preservation Fund Subgrants from the federal Historic Preservation Fund allocation to the state, to be used for eligible CLG activities
  • Eligibility to authorize the use of the Wisconsin Historic Building Code for locally designated historic buildings
  • Ability to formally comment on National Register of Historic Places nominations within its municipal boundaries before they are sent to the State Historic Preservation Review Board

Dena Mooney


206 Court St.
Chilton, WI 53014

Ph: 920-849-1493, ext. 263
Fx: 920-849-1481

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Calumet County
206 Court St
Chilton, WI 53014

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