Central Elgin has a vibrant history with features and properties that reflect the natural and cultural heritage.

If you're interested in designating your property, please refer to the Heritage Review Process Guidelines and submit the application form.

Heritage Application/Change Form

Heritage Register

The Municipality maintains a:

  • Register of heritage properties individually designated under the Ontario Heritage Act.
  • Register for properties of cultural heritage value or interest, which are not designated.

There are 16 heritage properties and 1 designated cemetery in the Municipality. Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act has formally recognized these properties. To see a map of the heritage properties please select from the following:

Municipal Heritage Committee

The Central Elgin Heritage Advisory Committee preserves the Municipality's historical, cultural and natural heritage and advises Council on regulated matters. The committee is made up of representatives from each ward, interested members of the municipality, and a council representative.

The Committee holds meetings on the fourth Wednesday of every other month, usually at Sparta Church Museum, 6073 Quaker Road. Find current and past meeting agendas here.