Part IV - Conservation of Properties of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest

The Ontario Heritage Act enables municipalities to designate properties of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest.

Once a property is designated, it gains public recognition as well as a measure of protection from demolition or unsympathetic alteration. Designation helps to guide future changes to the property so that the heritage attributes of the property can be maintained.

The Ministry of Culture website's Designating Heritage Properties in Ontario describes the purposes of, process involved and benefits derived from Heritage Act designation. Part IV designation specifically applies to individual properties. 

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Northeast Old Aurora HCD Plan

The Northeast Old Aurora Heritage Conservation District Plan is issued in accordance with Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act to identify aspects of the cultural heritage in Northeast Old Aurora, and to establish objectives, policies, and guidelines to ensure the conservation of heritage resources and to guide future development so that it enhances the overall area's special heritage character. The plan received final OMB boundary approval on November 9, 2006.

The Plan is available in pdf as follows: