Heritage Committee


The Town of Lincoln Municipal Heritage Committee is a committee of nine community volunteers plus one member of Town Council, appointed by resolution of Town Council with respect to Town of Lincoln By-Law No. 04-22, enacted under the auspices of Section 28 of the Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990, chapter O. 18, as amended.  The mandate of the committee is to:

  • establish criteria for the evaluation of properties of architectural and/or historical value or interest;
  • prepare and maintain a list of properties and areas worthy of conservation;
  • advise Council on means of conserving heritage properties and areas;
  • advise Council on current heritage conservation legislation and assist Council in the preparation of municipal legislation to conserve heritage properties and areas;
  • implement programs and activities to increase public awareness and knowledge of heritage conservation issues;
  • advise and assist Council on all matters relating to the Ontario Heritage Act;
  • advise and assist Council on any other matter relating to buildings and areas or architectural and/or historical significance;
  • to administer properties acquired by the Town under section 38 of the Ontario Heritage Act;
  • to prepare an annual report of Committee activities and expenditures;
  • to prepare an annual budget for consideration by Council.

For further information regarding the Town of Lincoln Municipal Heritage Committee, please contact the Town's Corporate Services Department. 


Municipal Heritage Committee Work Plan 2014-2018

4800 South Service Road
Beamsville, Ontario
L0R 1B1

TEL: 905-563-8205
FAX: 905-563-6566
Emergency After-hours: 905-641-0971

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