Legal owners of historic structures within Newfoundland and
Labrador can apply for designation as a Registered Heritage
Categories of Recognition
- 1 - Registered Landmark Structures - represent the most
important architectural and historical buildings in the
- 2 - Registered Heritage Structures - a provincially prominent
example of a particular architectural style and/or a structure
having historical associations that are important on a provincial
- 3 - Recognized Heritage Structures & Features - structures
and features which contribute to our cultural landscape. Can
include sheds, fishing structures, root cellars, fences and stone
walls as well as historic cemeteries.
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 **
For deadline information contact Michael at 739-1892 ext
3 or email@example.com.
to download applications.