Welcome to the OHP!
The California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) administers federally and state mandated historic preservation programs to further the identification, evaluation, registration, and protection of California's irreplaceable resources. Explore our webpages, learn more about the OHP, and join us in preserving and celebrating California’s heritage!
The OHP is Hiring!
The California Office of Historic Preservation is hiring! We are currently advertising for three Associate State Archaeologists to join our team, with plans to hire additional positions in the near future in the classifications of Senior State Archaeologist, Historian II, Historian III, and Staff Services Analyst. Details about eligibility assessments and job applications can be found at: https://conta.cc/3uqqoet. Job application deadline: December 4, 2023.
Project Submittals for the OHPOur office now accepts and prefers project submittals via email. Visit our Submission Guidance page for instructions on how to submit materials electronically.
Preservation News & Updates
- Important Changes to Submission Process for Fed Historic Tax Program!
- The ACHP adopts Climate Change and Historic Preservation Policy Statement
- Presidential Memorandum Outlines Uniform Standards for Tribal Consultation
- New Action Plan Released by the Climate Heritage Network
- Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Annual Report for FY2021
OHP Monthly ePost
Preservation news and topics
California's Statewide Historic Preservation Plan 2013-2017
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