Growth & Community Development Services

Performance Measures & Quick Facts

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Performance Measures

Service ObjectivesMeasureWhy Measure?
To improve the quality of the built environment in heritage conservation areas resulting in safe, attractive neighbourhoods with excellent quality of life that contribute to the local economy.Economic Measure: Total percentage increase in the property assessment among designated heritage buildings.
Trends in property assessments in heritage areas provide an indication as to how the conservation of heritage properties contributes to the economic vitality of the community.

Quality of Life Measure: Total percentage of Certificates of Appropriateness approved.
Buildings designated as heritage properties must be maintained to a certain standard for safety, curb appeal, and reflect the historical nature of the area. This measure indicates how neighbourhoods are benefiting from heritage conservation activities.

Quick Facts

  • 125 applications for Certificates of Appropriateness processed
  • 336 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • 11 Heritage Conservation Areas
  • 39 grant applications greater than $1,000
  • 42 grant applications less than $1,000
  • 35 grant applications – preparation of a Heritage Conservation Plan