Heritage Listed Properties
The City of Victor Harbor has a unique character, which is highly valued by many residents and visitors to the area. The area has been a popular seaside holiday destination for around 130 years. The many surviving historic buildings in the region make a substantial contribution to its character and to the appeal of the area for tourists and holidaymakers who contribute to the region’s economy. The Council is committed to conserving the built heritage in Victor Harbor. A total of approximately 95 places have been included as Local Heritage Places in Council’s Development Plan.
Heritage Listed Properties
There are a number of both state and local heritage listed properties in the City of Victor Harbor.
Survey of Heritage Places (Donovan & Associates - 1997)
- Victor Harbor Heritage Survey Volume 1 - Survey Overview
- Victor Harbor Heritage Survey Volume 2 - Built Heritage
Local Heritage Incentives Grant Scheme
To demonstrate its commitment to conserving Victor Harbor’s built heritage, Council initiated a Local Heritage Incentives Grant Scheme in 2005 to assist owners in conserving and maintaining Local Heritage places.
The Local Heritage Incentives Grant Scheme is a monetary fund set aside by Council to provide subsidies for owners for work associated with the conservation of their Local Heritage places. The Local Heritage Incentives Grant Scheme help guide provides more information.
The Council is committed to conserving the built heritage in Victor Harbor. A total of approximately 89 places have been included as Local Heritage Places in Council’s Development Plan.
See the Local Heritage Places help guide for more information.
For more information go to Council's Grant page.
Heritage Exemption to Development Application Fees
Development Applications fees are set out in Schedule 6 of the Development Regulations 2008.
The City of Victor Harbor offer exemptions from some of the Development Application fees for Heritage listed buildings and/or places.
- Additional Lodgement Fee (over $5,000)
- Staged Consent Fee
Note: The base lodgement fee needs to be paid.
Development Plan Assessment Fees
- Development Plan Assessment Fee up to a maximum of $300
- State Heritage Branch Referral Fee
Building Rules Assessment Fees
- Building Rules Assessment Fee up to a maximum of $100
Heritage Advisory Service
The City of Victor Harbor has a Heritage Advisory Service to assist in the management of heritage assets. The Heritage Adviser can provide valuable advice and assistance in matters relating to heritage places. For more information regarding Council’s Heritage Advisory Service, click here.