Catrans has revised its Historic Property Survey Report (HPSR) short form and narrative report format. Both have been posted to the Caltrans templates page at http://www.dot.ca.gov/env/cultural/templates.html. Any HPSRs not already submitted to Caltrans for review MUST be in the new format. If you have any comments or questions, please contact your district cultural resources staff.
While Local Agencies are responsible for obtaining all required permits independent of Caltrans oversight, be advised, for 404 and 408 permits the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is now requiring a Historic Property Survey Report (HPSR) or Screening Memo with submittal of the permit application. See below for more detailed information on the Army … Read more