Wednesday, October 16, 2013

POLL: Heritage hope

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Landmarks such as the Indian Root Pill shed could be spared from demolition under new council powers, even if they are not heritage listed.
The iconic East Maitland building is an example of what interim heritage orders could save if its owner wanted the shed gone in the future.
Recent changes to the heritage act mean Maitland City Council could issue an interim heritage order while a thorough assessment was carried out.
If the subject of the order was found to have heritage merit, it could then be listed as such under the Maitland local environment plan.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Oct. 16, 2013.