Notice of public open house: Draft plan and guidelines, Heritage Conservation District, downtown Almonte

Proposed downtown heritage assessment studyNotice of Public OPEN HOUSE

DRAFT PLAN AND GUIDELINES

HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT

DOWNTOWN ALMONTE

The Town of Mississippi Mills is working on a Heritage Conservation District for downtown Almonte under Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act..

You’re Invited!

We have arranged for a public Open House to receive input from the public about:

  • how components of the Plan and Guidelines would be implemented
  • whether the approach reflects the aspirations of the community for downtown Almonte
  • whether the intent of the Design Guidelines and implementation strategy are understood.

About the Project

The Heritage Conservation District Study will be assessing the cultural heritage value of downtown Almonte and recommend whether this historic centre should be considered for Heritage Conservation District (HCD) designation under the Ontario Heritage Act.  The Study is now in Phase 2, the development of the Draft Plan and Guidelines which is a tool and guide for managing change in downtown Almonte.  Its purpose is to ensure that the Town (Council, its planners and the Heritage Committee) and property owners will respect the history, character and value of the District when making decisions about alterations to a property, new construction or infrastructure, and the demolition or removal of a building or structure within or adjacent to the District.

 

Event Details

6:00-9:00pm

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Almonte Old Town Hall

The open house style event will feature information on display, and members of the Heritage Conservation District Steering Committee, Town Staff and consultants will be there to discuss the project and obtain your feedback. You are welcome to drop in at any time during the evening.

Contact Us

For more information or to provide your comments, please contact:

Diane Smithson, Chief Administrative Officer

Town of Mississippi Mills

613-256-2064 ext. 225

dsmithson@mississippimills.ca