Guides & Tips

In this section of the website you will find some background information, guides and tips about various topics in heritage conservation:

Frequently Asked Questions



Terms & Definitions

» Terms & Definitions


Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of

Historic Places in Canada


Establishing a Community Heritage Register  (PDF)


Design Guidelines for New Construction in Historic Areas  (PDF)


BC Energy Efficiency Act:
Regulations for Windows, Doors and Skylights (PDF)
» Presentation March 2009


Fact Sheets Library:

BC Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts