News & Public Notices
Heritage Properties subject of next online City discussion
June 16, 2014 -
Do you own a heritage property in Kingston? City Heritage Planning and Building experts will be available to answer your questions about maintaining and renovating heritage properties in a lunch hour online discussion on Wednesday, June 18.
"Kingston has more than 1200 heritage properties that play a key role in the city's culture, add to its beauty and help tell the story of Canada and our city. The City values and wants to help owners preserve these heritage assets for the enjoyment of future generations," says Shirley Bailey, Manager, Heritage & Urban Design Division, who works at City Hall, 216 Ontario St.
The Heritage staff offer information and guidance, and helps eligible property owners access financial assistance to support the preservation of Kingston's heritage properties.
Plan to participate 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at www.CityofKingston.ca/getinvolved if you are:
- Interested in researching the history of your property?
- Have questions about building approvals, Heritage Act applications and City policies?
- Interested in finding out more about maintenance techniques?
- Have other questions for Heritage Planners or Building staff?
Residents interested in these topics may also wish to explore these City links:
- Heritage Resource Centre: www.CityofKingston.ca/residents/heritage-conservation/resource-centre
- Heritage Conservation: www.CityofKingston.ca/residents/heritage-conservation
- Building & Renovating: www.CityofKingston.ca/resident/building-renovating
- Building Permits: www.CityofKingston.ca/business/building-permits
Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, Media Relations Officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116. Or call Communications at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.