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Nationwide Programmatic Agreement

On October 5, 2004, the Commission released a Report and Order, FCC 04-222, adopting the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement regarding the Section 106 National Historic Preservation Act Review Process (NPA), signed by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO) and amending Section 1.1307(a)(4) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. §1.1307(a)(4).

Required FCC Form 620 (new towers) (pdf) and FCC Form 621 (collocations) (pdf) are effective on March 7, 2005 and are available on the FCC Forms Page. General or specific inquiries about the Nationwide Agreement can be submitted to the Commission at NPA Inquiries. Please leave a phone number with your query so the staff can discuss your question with you, if necessary. Public Notice DA 05-599 (pdf) provides procedures for submitting to the Commission determinations of no adverse effect when a SHPO has not responded within 30 days. Applicants can submit electronically at Section 106 Submissions or in hard copy to the Secretary's office.

 Nationwide Agreement (pdf)

 Collocation Agreement

 Report and Order

Learning Interactive Unit

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Video Introduction to the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement Learning Interactive Unit

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WTB and Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau Announce Enhancement and Provide Clarifications Regarding Use of Tower Construction Notification System
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WTB and Media Bureau Announce New E-mail Address and Procedures for Electronic and Non-electronic Submissions of Section 106 Information to the Commission under the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement
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On January 4, 2005, the Federal Register Published the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement Indicating That It Will Become Effective on March 7, 2005
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Nationwide Programmatic Agreement Regarding the Section 106 National Historic Preservation Act Review Process
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Appendix A: pdf - Word
Appendix B (Nationwide Programmatic Agreement): pdf - Word
Attachment 1: pdf - Word
Attachment 2: pdf - Word
Attachment 3: pdf - Word
Attachment 4: pdf - Word
Appendix C: pdf - Word
Appendix D: pdf - Word
Joint Statement of Chairman Powell and Commissioner Adelstein: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Abernathy: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Copps: pdf - Word
Statement of Commissioner Martin: pdf - Word


Last reviewed/updated on 4/11/2005.