HOW TO REPAIR AND MAINTAIN AN IMMOVABLE MONUMENT OR A BUILDING IN A CONSERVATION AREA?The owner of a monument or building in a conservation
area is responsible for the preservation of the monument and their own
What should the owner keep in mind
- Take care of the monument.
- Familiarize yourself with the Heritage Conservation Act.
- Inform if the monument has been damaged.
- Allow heritage conservation officials to inspect the monument.
- Preserve and maintain the monument sign.
- Inform if the monument has been transferred, inherited, provided as a guarantee or deposited.
- Ask advice from the inspectors of the National Heritage Board.
How to repair and maintain an immovable monument or a building in a conservation area?
- Contact an inspector of the National Heritage Board and ask for initial advice.
- Order special conditions of heritage conservation from a company or specialist having a heritage conservation licence or directly from the National Heritage Board.
- Order a basic project based on the special conditions from a company or specialist having a heritage conservation licence.
- Ask various companies or specialists having a heritage conservation licence to submit price offers for carrying out work and supervision. Do not be satisfied with the first offer; explore the market and ask for advice.
- Submit an application to the National Heritage Board for the conservation, restoration, repair and construction of buildings in a heritage conservation area.