Investigating Heritage Significance

Draft guideline

The first step in the heritage process is to identify those places and items that appear to be of heritage significance. The investigation process is also the first step in preparing a conservation management plan or a statement of heritage impact for an individual item.

Date
1 January 2002
Publisher
NSW Heritage Office
Type
Publication, Heritage publications, Guideline
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • File PDF 282KB
  • Pages 25
  • Name investigating-heritage-significance.pdf

The NSW Government is responsible for the management of our cultural and natural heritage in partnership with local councils and the community. The NSW heritage management system consists of three steps in managing individual heritage items:

This guideline explains the second step in this process – ASSESS significance. It is an update to the Heritage Assessments guideline published in the NSW Heritage Manual in 1996. The manual is a comprehensive set of guidelines explaining the NSW heritage management system.