Forms & Information Sheets


Bathurst Regional Council has a number of forms that are required to be completed when proposing to undertake works on any building older than 50 years, a Heritage Item and/or works on any building or structure located within a Conservation Area.


Council has prepared a number of information sheets in relation to works on heritage buildings or places. Please contact Council's Environmental Planning & Building Services Department for copy of the relevant form.

  • Demolition of Built Environment Policy - Council consent is required prior to demolition where a building is:
    -  listed as a heritage item on the Bathurst Region (Interim) Local Environmental Plan 2005
    -  Located within a heritage conservation area
    -  Included in the Bathurst Region Heritage Study, 2007
    -  Is older than 50 years
    These guidelines have been prepared to assist owners, developers and consultants to prepare Statements of Heritage Impacts (SOHI), for Development Applications involving the demolition of a building which contributes to the heritage significance of the Bathurst Region.
    The Residential and Commercial Infill forms below will need to accompany the Development Application for demolition of a building within a heritage conservation area.
  • Residential Infill Application Form - Within the Conservation Area of Bathurst and the historic villages, all infill development must complement and enhance the local character by relating to the predominant scale, massing, colours and materials of the area. This does not mean a developer must mimic the buildings nearby, it is acceptable to relate to the above factors, and yet produce a contemporary design.
  • Commercial Infill Application Form - Within the Conservation Area of Bathurst and the historic villages, all infill development must complement and enhance the local character by relating to the predominant scale, massing, colours and materials of the area. This does not mean a developer must mimic the buildings nearby, it is acceptable to relate to the above factors, and yet produce a contemporary design.  
  • Photographic Recording Guidelines - These guidelines provide guidance for the photographic recording of historic sites for which approval has been granted for demolition.
  • Heritage Survival Kit - This kit has been developed to assist private residential property owners maintain the Bathurst region's unique heritage.

 

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