Heritage Properties & Programs
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Designated Municipal Heritage Properties are recognized as being of major significance to the history of our community. Protected by City bylaw, designated properties must be maintained and the key heritage features cannot be altered without approval from the City.
In 2012, the City completed a Heritage Policy and Program Review. The review provided a framework to further recognize the potential of the city's heritage resources to act as a solid basis for the development of a vital and sustainable urban environment.
The City of Saskatoon, through its Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee, recognizes work in heritage conservation in Saskatoon through the presentation of Awards in the following categories: building, sites & grounds, education, volunteer public service, and youth.
The Façade Conservation & Enhancement Program provides grants to property owners and businesses located in established commercial areas to enhance the overall street character.
The Saskatoon Register of Historic Places (Register) is an official listing of heritage resources identified by the City of Saskatoon as having significant heritage value or interest.