Registered Heritage Structure Designation
Legal owners of historic structures within Newfoundland and
Labrador can apply for designation as a Registered Heritage
What Does Designation Mean?
- The property owner agrees to maintain the exterior of the
structure in an original state and ensure that no inappropriate
materials are used (i.e. vinyl siding, vinyl windows, steel
- The owner may apply for a restoration grant for the
exterior of the building.
- The structure receives a 5"X10" bronze plaque noting its
- The structure is listed on the Provincial and Canadian Register
of Historic Places.
How Do I Apply?
- The first step in the designation process is the completion of
a Registered Heritage Structure Designation Application. The
application requires information on such things as the age and
background of the structure, list of alterations and any historical
events associated with structure.
- Accompanying the application for designation must be supporting
documentation, proof of legal ownership and images of the
exterior and interior.
- The completed application will be reviewed by the Board of
Directors of the Heritage Foundation.
** Application Deadlines **
Applications are reviewed by the Foundation twice per
year. The deadlines for submitting designation applications are
March 1st and August 15th.
If you have questions about the granting process,
contact Michael Philpott at 1-888-739-1892 ext 3.
to download applications.