Heritage Grant Guidelines – Eligible Properties

Eligible Properites

The grant is only available to properties that are designated:

1) under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act, and for which the project conserves or enhances elements specified in the “Reasons for Designation”, as determined by The Collingwood Heritage Advisory Committee or designate; OR

2) under Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act, and for which the project is conducted in accordance with design guidelines or policies as specified in the Heritage Conservation District Study and Plan adopted by the Municipality, as determined by Collingwood Heritage Advisory Committee or designate.

General Provisions

Any project that conserves or enhances elements specified in the Reasons for Designation is eligible. These projects will fall into one of three general categories:

1) the conservation of existing architectural elements which are significant;

2) the restoration of significant original architectural features which still exist, but which are beyond conservation or repair;

Note: this only includes accurate reconstructions of the original features using materials, sizes and configurations that match the original.

3) the reconstruction of significant architectural features which has been lost, but for which the appearance can be clearly determined from documentary sources.

Note: this must be documentary evidence for the property in question, not to similar properties. This evidence may be in the form of photographs or original drawings that illustrate the feature to be restored.

Projects that fall under one of these three general categories might include the repair, reconstruction or restoration of significant features such as: doors, windows, verandahs, cupolas, significant exterior chimneys, bargeboard or other decorative trim, shop fronts which have been altered or replaced, any other features important to the overall composition of the structure as specified in the reasons for designation and fences and outbuildings if specifically referred to in Reasons for Designation.

All projects must follow good heritage conservation practice, as determined by Collingwood Heritage Advisory Committee or its designate.

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