Definition of a Federal Undertaking
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation has defined a federal undertaking in 36 CFR 800.16(y) as a project, activity, or program funded in whole or in part under the direct or indirect jurisdiction of a federal agency, including:
- those carried out by or on behalf of a federal agency;
- those carried out with federal financial assistance;
- those requiring a federal permit, license or approval; and
- those subject to state or local regulation administered pursuant to a delegation or approval by a federal agency.