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Maysville has been a CLG community since 1988
Jointly administered by the Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) and the National Park Service, Kentucky's Certified Local Government Program is a local, state, and federal partnership that promotes historic preservation planning and protection of prehistoric and historic resources at the local level. Because local community planning staff often plays a key role in CLG procedures and projects, the thread of historic preservation is usually woven into the fabric of local land-use policy.
The National Historic Preservation Act [NHPA] and the State of Kentucky require a local government seeking certification to meet five broad standards: