Designated Properties

Click on individual properties below for architectural, historical and genealogical details.

 

What is a Designation?


The Ontario Heritage Act allows municipalities and the provincial government to designate individual properties and districts in the Province of Ontario, Canada, as being of cultural heritage value or interest. Once a property has been designated under Part IV of the Act, a property owner must apply to the local municipality for a permit to undertake alterations to any of the identified heritage elements of the property or to demolish any buildings or structures on the property.

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