The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) staff reviews approximately 3,000 projects per year for potential effects on the state's historic and archeological resources in accordance with federal and state laws.
State preservation law
Federal 106 review
Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act identifies and determines effects on historic properties.
The Kansas Antiquities Act recognizes the need to conserve significant archeological remains.
Unmarked burial law
The Unmarked Burial Sites Preservation Act protects unmarked burials in Kansas and the related human remains and associated objects.