Home owners get a helping hand to preserve the past.
Manly Council offers a Local Heritage Assistance Grants to home owners looking to carry out renovation works that add to the heritage value of buildings listed as items of heritage significance in the Manly Local Environmental Plan or located in a conservation area.
Works must be approved and completed before applying for a grant. Successful applications will receive a grant ranging in value from $250 to a maximum of $3,000, on a dollar for dollar basis. Eligible works include:
- Reinstatement of original heritage details
- Maintenance, including repainting, re-roofing and fence repairs.
Applications can be submitted throughout the year, for projects completed in recent months. Applications will be discussed by the Council's Heritage and Local History Committee. Council’s Heritage Adviser will then assess all applications and report to Council on the recommended projects that meet the criteria.
An application form can be obtained from Manly Council’s Customer Service Centre at 1 Belgrave Street, Manly or downloaded here:
Manly Council Local Heritage Assistance Fund Grant Application FORM (295.06 KB)
Completed applications should be sent to:
Manly Council, PO Box 82, Manly NSW 1655
For more information about Heritage Grants, contact Council's Heritage Adviser by phoning 9976 1640, or download the Guidelines here:
Manly Council Local Heritage Assistance Fund Grant GUIDELINES (229.24 KB)