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City seeks input on proposed Heritage Conservation District

GUELPH, ON, September 19, 2013 – The City is holding a community focus workshop to discuss options for policies and guidelines for the proposed Brooklyn and College Hill Heritage Conservation District. The community focus workshop will be held on Wednesday, October 2 from 7-9 p.m. at the Guelph Community Christian School, located at 195 College Avenue West. Workshop participants will have an opportunity to provide feedback about key topics associated with this heritage district area, and the policies and guidelines that may be recommended for the district. Discussion topics will include the streetscape; open spaces; guidelines for contemporary design; guidelines for restoration and alterations; and heritage permit approvals and incentives. “Whether you are new to the area, a long-time resident, or just interested in the… Continue reading City seeks input on proposed Heritage Conservation District

City to hold Public Meeting to discuss Brooklyn and College Hill Heritage Conservation District Study

GUELPH, ON, November 7, 2011 – The City of Guelph invites the media to attend the first Public Meeting to describe the progress being made on the Brooklyn and College Hill Heritage Conservation District Study on Tuesday, November 15 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Harcourt Memorial United Church, 87 Dean Avenue in Guelph. The goals of the meeting are to introduce the consultant team to the community, provide preliminary information on the study and district plan process, as well as the specific requirements and provisions under the Ontario Heritage Act. The consultants will also provide information regarding the conservation of cultural heritage resources through the establishment of a Heritage Conservation District (HCD) under Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act. Who – The consultant… Continue reading City to hold Public Meeting to discuss Brooklyn and College Hill Heritage Conservation District Study

Council adds properties to Municipal Heritage Register

Owners to give 60 days notice before removing or demolishing buildings GUELPH, ON, May 6, 2009 – In an effort to preserve Guelph’s history and culture, City Council voted to add 1,900 properties to the Municipal Register of Cultural Heritage Resources during a meeting Monday night. “Being included on the list is not the same as a Heritage Designation,” says City Planner, Joan Jylanne. “The process for building renovations and additions doesn’t change. Only those property owners who plan to remove or demolish a building on the list are required to give the City 60 days notice.” Those 60 days give the City time to consider whether a listed building is a significant part of the City’s cultural or heritage resources, or if a demolition… Continue reading Council adds properties to Municipal Heritage Register