The Heritage Advisory Committee advises Council and the Divisional Director of Community Planning & Real Estate on matters related to heritage protection and conservation. The primary objective of the Committee is to advise Council on heritage-related development applications. The Committee may also advise on other matters related to the heritage significance of any building, structure or landscape feature located within City limits.

The Committee consists of five members including three technical experts with professional expertise in the areas of design, planning or construction, and two heritage experts with expertise in the areas of historical information or conservation. Two alternates may be appointed to replace regular members unable to attend Committee meetings. Alternates will be chosen from the design and heritage communities at large.

The Committee will run concurrent with the four year Council term with a mid-term review at the end of two years.