Heritage Preservation Services
City Hall, 17th Floor, East Tower
100 Queen St. West
Toronto, ON M5H2N2
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Heritage Preservation Services plays an important role in preserving Toronto's heritage by advising City Council on matters relating to the Ontario Heritage Act and acting as a professional resource for the community and property owners on the conservation of the City's historic resources.
Toronto's Heritage Grant Program provides grant funds of up to 50% of the estimated cost of eligible heritage conservation work to designated Part IV & V heritage properties.
The Toronto Heritage Tax Rebate Program encourages the conservation of heritage properties in the City of Toronto. All eligible heritage properties may receive a maximum of a 40% property tax rebate on identified heritage portions of the property.
The City of Toronto has received the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals' Award of Excellence for outstanding achievement in heritage planning and policy for the City Planning Division's Official Plan Amendment 199: "Official Plan Heritage Policies."
On August 16th, 2012 City Council approved the Toronto Heritage Conservation District (HCD) Study Prioritization Report.
On March 6, 2012, Toronto City Council adopted the new document Heritage Conservation Districts in Toronto: Procedures, Policies and Terms of Reference for the nomination, studying and planning of HCDs in the City.