The Advisory Council for Historic Preservation strives to ensure Federal agencies implement their work in harmony with the National Historic Preservation Act. Section 106 encourages agencies to work with impacted parties to mitigate negative effects. The ACHP participates in this process as an expert on legislation and policy.

The ACHP participates in the Section 106 process to promote preservation among Federal agencies.

An Introduction to Section 106

Intro to Section 106

The Section 106 review process is used to determine a federal project’s effect on historic properties. Everyone from federal preservation officers to members of the public play a role in this review.


View Active Section 106 Cases Involving the ACHP

Learn about Active Section 106 Cases with ACHP involvement in your area.

Search for a Federal Preservation Officer

Identify a specific Federal Preservation Officer.

Section 106 Digital Library

The Section 106 Digital Library contains a wealth of information about the Section 106 Process. In the library you will find:

Section 106 Regulations
Guidance Documents
Agreement Documents
Frequently Asked Questions
Explanation Resources

Electronic 106 Submission System

The ACHP is pleased to announce the availability of its voluntary Electronic Section 106 Documentation Submittal System (e106) for use by any federal agency (or officially delegated non-federal entity) when notifying the ACHP of a finding of adverse effect, inviting the ACHP to be a consulting party to resolve adverse effects, or proposing to develop a Programmatic Agreement for complex or multiple undertakings.

The e106 Form is intended for any federal agency official (or officially delegated non-federal entity) ONLY. Users will need to be logged in to use the e106 Submission System. Users must first create an account, login, then return to this page to start a submission.