This section contains information relating to the laws and documents governing historic preservation that pertain to the mission of the Texas Historical Commission (THC).

  • Federal Statutes and Regulations: Federal laws and documents pertaining to standards and regulations associated with the protection and study of historic properties that may be affected by federal activities.
  • State Statutes and Rules: Texas laws and rules pertaining to the Texas Historical Commission and to the protection, landmark designation and study of historic properties on non-federal public lands in the state.
  • Statutes and Regulations Concerning Local Governments
  • Standards and Guidelines: Information and guidelines commonly used in the review and compliance process under both federal and state jurisdiction.