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CLG Training Resources

For more information contact:

Michelle Thompson
Certified Local Government & Main Street Design Specialist
(360) 890-2617

We are here to help! Preservation through partnership is the goal of the Certified Local Government (CLG) Program. This commitment is key to Washington States ability to preserve, protect, and increase awareness of  our unique cultural heritage found in the built environment.   As a CLG, communities have direct access to SHPO staff for assistance with their commission, building assessments, surveys and nominations, and general preservation assistance.  To help you with these various tasks, the DAHP offers a variety of training, some specific for CLGs, and other general preservaton training.

CLG Trainings

Each year a variety of CLG trainings will be provided live over Zoom with topics ranging from, CLG Basics, Dessign Review and Issuing a COA, Assessing Architectural Integrity, Understanding Your Local Ordanince, and much more. Please check this page periodically for upcoming training. Please, see below for useful materials and to explore previous trainings. 

Guidebooks for CLG's


Presentations from previous trainings:

LOCAL HISTORIC DISTRICTS webinar from March 4, 2021 - NEW!

Powerpoint Slides from March 23 2021 Training in Everett

Powerpoint Slides from November 19, 2019 Training in Steilacoom

Powerpoint Slides from 2017 CAMP in Tacoma

Powerpoint Slides from September 26, 2017 CLG Training in Spokane