Alteration or Demolition of Property Designated under Part IV or Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act
According to the Ontario Heritage Act, no owner of a designated property shall alter the property or permit the alteration of the property if the alteration is likely to affect the property’s heritage attributes without a Heritage Permit.
A Building or Sign Permit will not be issued until you receive an approved Heritage Permit.
Notice of Collection
The City of Hamilton collects Personal Information as defined by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.M.56, as amended under the legal authority of Section 33(2) and Section 42(2.2) of the Ontario Heritage Act. Any personal information collected as part of this application will be used for the purposes of administering the heritage permit application and ensuring appropriate service of notice of receipt and/or complete application under Sections 33(4) and 42(3) of the Ontario Heritage Act, as applicable.
The names of owners and/or applicants, and the documentation submitted in support of the application process, will be publicly distributed, online or by other means, on the agenda(s) for the Cross-Melville Heritage Conservation District Advisory Committee, Heritage Permit Review Subcommittee and/or Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee, as applicable, and discussed at the related meetings which are livestreamed and recorded.
By providing your email address, you are consenting to receiving emails from the City of Hamilton and/or their agents/contractors for the application for a Heritage Permit. Information collected for this initiative may be stored on servers located in Canada and the United States and may be subject to Canadian and/or American laws. Questions about the collection of this personal information can be directed to Manager of Heritage and Urban Design Section, Planning Division, Planning and Economic Development Department, City of Hamilton, 905-546-2424 ext. 7557.