The Minister for Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht has made provision for a further round of the Built Heritage Investment Scheme to assist owners and occupiers of recognised heritage buildings and structures undertake conservation works to their properties.
Built Heritage Investment Scheme - Conservation Works to Protected Structures, Proposed Protected Structures, and Structures within Architectural Conservation Areas.
The main points of the scheme are as follows:
- It seeks to encourage the investment of private capital in small scale, labour intensive, conservation projects
- Qualifying buildings will include Protected Structures; Proposed Protected Structures (must be added to the Record of Protected Structures by 31/12/18); Structures that contribute to the character of Architectural Conservation Areas
- Minimum award- €2,500, max- €15,000 to a standard maximum permissible benefit of 50% having regard to other publicly funded measures and initiatives
- Works approved under this scheme must meet all statutory requirements including the need for planning permission, where appropriate
Completed Application Forms (Form A), accompanied by all relevant supporting documentation, should be submitted to the Architectural Conservation Office, Planning and Environmental Services Department, Dooradoyle, Limerick V94 WV78.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm Tuesday 22nd January 2019.
Further information is available from:
Architectural Conservation Officer
Limerick City and County Council
Planning and Environmental Services
Limerick V94 WV78
Phone: +353 61 556367