Heritage & Design
Our heritage buildings and landmarks are important reminders of the past and a source of pride for our community. Many of our treasured buildings, monuments, Aboriginal places, gardens, archaeological sites, streets and conservation areas need protecting and conserving for the enjoyment of future generations.
If you are an owner of a heritage listed property or need more information on Waverley's heritage we offer a range of information and services. You can find answers to some frequently asked questions below.
Is my property heritage listed?
All heritage items and heritage conservation areas are listed in our local environmental plans (LEPs). You may find your property listed in Schedule 5 of the Waverley LEP 2012
For more information on your property look through Heritage Information.
What does heritage listing mean for me?
If you are unsure about the impacts of heritage listing you may find some answers in 'Heritage Listing Explained - What it means for you' published by the Heritage Council of NSW.
Thinking of renovating your property?
Want to build a first floor addition? Need help designing your renovations? We offer a free heritage advisory service to assist owners of properties that are heritage listed or located in heritage conservation areas. To book a time with our Heritage Architect please contact our Customer Service Centre on 9369 8000.
Are heritage grants & funding available?
The Office of Environment & Heritage have a number of Heritage Grants available to owners of heritage listed properties.
How is Council promoting our heritage?
We award outstanding heritage conservation and design through our Heritage & Design Awards. For more information view our Heritage & Urban Design Awards page.
What other information is available?
The Heritage Branch of NSW have a range of publications, guides and fact sheets available to assist you.
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