Building Owner’s Guide

Project Planning: 10 Tips for Success

What you need to know before making alterations to your heritage building

Before taking on any maintenance projects or making alterations to your heritage building, it is important to consider how changes may affect your building’s heritage character and significance as well as its performance. Too many historic buildings have suffered from poor planning and hasty renovations. Good planning can ensure you achieve your goals while retaining the endearing charm of your old building. There are professionals that can help you with every step. VHF recommends gaining professional advice and services from qualified individuals experienced with heritage. This guide will help in understanding key considerations and steps when planning a project whether it is a small repair or large rehabilitation.

10 Tips for Success

For more on conservation plans and maintenance planning:

Heritage Branch BC: Conservation Planning

Maintenance for Heritage Buildings