Heritage

The City of Brampton has inherited a rich legacy of cultural heritage resources. Much of the City’s heritage is linked to its historical roots as the “Flowertown of Canada” which is being revived and re-established under the City’s Flower City Strategy. Another important piece of the City’s history is its role as the capital or county seat of the former Peel County.

The preservation of Brampton's heritage is important for many reasons. Heritage resources are non-renewable and once lost, can never be regained. A well preserved heritage contributes to a sense of permanence and continuity. The preservation of heritage resources provides a vital link with the past and a foundation for planning the future, enabling these important assets to continue to contribute to the identity, character, vitality, economic prosperity and quality of life of the community as a whole.

 

The City of Brampton is committed to the preservation of its significant heritage and cultural resources through:

a) Identifying all heritage resources
b) Protecting and conserving all heritage resources

c) Promoting public awareness and enjoyment of these resources
d) Ensuring the City sets up policies and practices to manage land use wisely

 

 Heritage Planning

Heritage Plannning  

 

Heritage Resource Management

Heritage Resource Management 

Heritage Outreach Services

 Heritage Outreach Services

 

 Heritage Special Projects

Heritage Special Projects 

 

If you would like to see an overview of City of Brampton’s heritage activities, please click here.

  

 


 The City of Brampton is committed to protecting its heritage buildings. Click here to find out how you can help.

 

 

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 Heritage Resources

 
 Brampton Heritage Board
 Heritage Documents
 Public Meetings and Notices
 

 Local Heritage

 
 Historic Bovaird House
 Brampton Historical Society
 Peel Heritage Complex
 

 Useful Links

 
 Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada
 Ontario Heritage Toolkit (Ministry of Culture)
 Ontario Heritage Act
 Appleton Charter for the Protection and Enhancement of the Built Environment
 Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP)
 Ontario Heritage Trust
 Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (ACO)
 Heritage Canada Foundation
 University of Waterloo Heritage Conservation Districts' Study