A heritage impact statement (HIS) is a report that is required as part of the development application documentation for developments that is within or would impact a heritage item, and / or within a heritage conservation area. The HIS report provides heritage assessment by describing the heritage significance of the place and its history, how the proposed development affects, and the management measures proposed to mitigate negative impacts to that significance.
Works involving any of the following to a heritage item must be accompanied by a heritage impact statement:
As a guide to the minimum information that must be included, the HIS must address the following matters:
Additional information for demolition works
In addition, works involving demolition will need to address the following:
Our Principal Planner worked as a heritage planner at Pittwater Council where he prepared statement of heritage significance and provided comments in regards to heritage impact on development application. Since leaving Council he has prepared many heritage impact statements that have resulted in positive results for his clients with their developments.
If you need assistance with your heritage impact statement then simply give one of our planners a call on 0432 848 467 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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