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Heritage Advisory Committee

Pursuant to the authorities granted under the Ontario Heritage Act, the purpose of Heritage Advisory Committee is to assist the Municipality in an advisory capacity on heritage matters including architectural, material culture, historical and natural heritage.  This can be accomplished through conservation or restoration initiatives, education or heritage designation of the built environment.

The Committee, working with staff resource persons and the North Grenville Historical Society may advise and recommend, provide knowledge and expertise, facilitate the work of the organizing body, and act as a liaison between politicians, organizational staff, members of the public and other stakeholders with regard to matters of architectural or historical significance.

Pursuant to the Ontario Heritage Act, the authority to consent to alterations to designated properties is delegated to the Chief Building Official of the Municipality, subject to prior consultation with the Heritage Advisory Committee.


Committee membership will be a minimum of four (4) volunteer members and a member of Council.


The Committee shall meet at least quarterly.  Additional meetings shall be held at the call of the Chair.

Department Jurisdiction

Planning & Development

Staff Contact

Kersten Nitsche, Senior Planner

Administrative Support

The Director of Planning & Development shall assign agenda and minute taking responsibilities to a staff member in that Department.