The Municipal Heritage Register allows for the promotion, protection and preservation of the Township of Tiny's rich heritage found in properties that hold cultural heritage value. Such value may be found in a property's age, history or architectural aspects.
The Municipal Heritage Register contains both listed and designated properties that have cultural heritage value to the Township of Tiny. If you are interested in having your property listed or designated, please contact Kristie Sitarz, Heritage Advisory Committee Recording Secretary at 705-526-4204 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also view the heritage map of the Township's designated and listed heritage properties.
More information about designated properties can be found by clicking on their titles below.
Concession 2E Railway Bridge
Concession 2 East
Copeland Hill Cemetery
2 Cemetery Lane
327 Rue Lafontaine Road West
St. Patrick's Church
10 County Road 6 South
What is the difference between designated and listed properties?
The following chart denotes the differences between listed and designated properties on the Register in terms of protection, process and requirements.
What are the criteria to be included on the Municipal Heritage Register?
The following criteria are prescribed by Reg. 9/06 under Section 29(1) of the Ontario Heritage Act.
- (1) The criteria set out in subsection (2) are prescribed for the purposes of clause 29 (1)(a) of the Act. O. Reg. 9/06, s1(1).
(2) A property may be designated under section 29 of the Act if it meets one or more of the following criteria for determining whether it is of cultural heritage value or interest:
1. the property has design value or physical value because it,
i. is rare, unique, representative or early example of a style, type, expression, material, or construction method,
ii. displays a high degree of craftsmanship or artistic merit, or
iii. demonstrates a high degree of technical or scientific achievement.
2. the property has historical value or associative value because it,
i. has direct associations with a theme, event, belief, person, activity, organization or institution that is significant to a community,
ii. yields, or has the potential to yield, information that contributes to an understanding of a community or culture, or
iii. demonstrates or reflects the work or ideas of an architect, artist, builder, designer or theorist who is significant to a community.
3. The property has contextual value because it,
i. is important in defining, maintaining or supporting the character of an area,
ii. is physically, functionally, visually or historically linked to its surroundings, or
iii. is a landmark. O. Reg. 9/06, s. 1(2)
How can my property be included on the Municipal Heritage Register?
Please click on our Designation Flowchart or our Listing Flowchart for the processes of adding a property to the Municipal Heritage Register, including a general timeline of the processes.
If you wish to have your property included on the Municipal Heritage Register either as a designation or as a listing, please fill out the Application Form. Upon completion, return the form either in person to the Township of Tiny's municipal office, electronically to email@example.com, or by mail to Attn: Kristie Sitarz, 130 Balm Beach Road West, Tiny, ON L0L 2J0.
Where can I research my property?
Midland Public Library
320 King Street, Midland, ON
Penetanguishene Public Library
24 Simcoe Street, Penetanguishene, ON
Simcoe County Archives
Simcoe County Administration Center
1110 Highway 26, Midhurst, ON
Archives of Ontario
134 Ian MacDonald Boulevard, North York, ON
549 Little Lake Park Road, Midland, ON
Additional information about municipal heritage registers can be found on the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport's website or on the Provincial Information Sheet.
For other questions in regard to the designation and/or listing process of properties, please click here for our Information Sheet or contact Kristie Sitarz at (705) 536-4204 or firstname.lastname@example.org.