Heritage Incentives Scheme step-by-step process
Use this page to understand the Heritage Incentives Scheme process - step-by-step.
|Task||Useful information and links|
Before lodging your application
|1||Check the Brisbane City Council Heritage Register to find out if your property is listed. It must be listed on the register to be eligible.||Search Brisbane City Council’s Heritage Register.|
Decide on what type of work you wish to do and whether it is eligible for a heritage grant subsidy. For example:
|Check the Heritage Incentives Scheme conditions to find out if your project is eligible for funding.|
|3||Discuss your project with the Senior Heritage Architect in the City Architecture and Heritage team to find out if your project may qualify for a grant subsidy.|
You can also request a copy of the citation for the place to help you understand its heritage significance.
The City Architecture and Heritage team can be contacted via Council's 24-hour Contact Centre on 07 3403 8888.
|4||Obtain all necessary development approvals (for example, building permits) for the project.|
Check the types of approval page on Council’s website.
If it is a Queensland heritage place, visit the Queensland Government’s Heritage places webpage.
|5||Obtain two written quotes for the project.||For convenience, ask your contractor to send written quotes via email.|
Lodging your application online
Complete an online application form and:
|Open the online application form under ‘how to apply’ on the Heritage Incentives Scheme page.|
|7||A letter will be sent to you, as the grant applicant, confirming registration of the heritage grant application and when work can commence.|
|8||Engage contractors or builders. Works can commence onsite.|
When works are completed
|9||Contact the City Architecture and Heritage team to request an inspection of the work, once all work has been completed.||The City Architecture and Heritage team can be contacted on 07 3403 8888 or by email.|
|10||Council’s Senior Heritage Architect will inspect the completed work and confirm whether it has been performed satisfactorily.|
|11||Lodge an online acquittal form and attach all relevant receipts of payments (or other proof of payment) made to contractors.||Open the online acquittal form and fill in the form.|
|12||The City Architecture and Heritage team will send a cheque or directly credit your bank account with the eligible grant money.|