Application for Heritage Alteration Permit
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Application for Heritage Alteration Permit

  1. Contact the Heritage Planner before filling out any application to learn about:
    • The level of review anticipated (if any)
    • Details necessary for submission
  2. Complete the application form for the Heritage Alteration Permit and provide any other necessary attachments (e.g. drawings, photographs, etc.) that will help facilitate the review of your permit application:
  3. The Heritage Planner will confirm receipt of the complete application and determine if the approval is required from:

    • City Council
    • Planning, Heritage & Economic Development Standing Committee
    • City Planner (delegated-approval)
    • Heritage Planner (delegated-approval)
  4. The Ontario Heritage Act permits 90 days for Council to make a decision on the application.

Application Form for Heritage Alteration Permit​​


Demolition requests for Municipal Heritage listed properties are to be evaluated along with the additional submission requirement:

Requirements and Procedures, Application for Demolition of Heritage-Listed Properties.

Once an application is submitted, the City Planner shall determine if the application is sufficient within 30 days of receipt. Following this, there is a period 60 days for Council to make a decision on the application.

Although the resource guide found under the "Historica​l Research on Properties" section of the Resources for Heritage Property Owners web page can assist in some of the information search, applicants may find it helpful to engage a research consultant to compile the required information submissions. 

For more information, please contact:
Planning & Building Services Department
Planning Division
Suite 320, 350 City Hall Square West
Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9A 6S1
Phone: (519) 255-6543
Fax: (519) 255-6544