Designated heritage sites are legally protected through a Municipal Heritage Designation bylaw, which is a form of regulation that is intended to give long-term protection to heritage property and is permitted through the BC Local Government Act.
The intent of this paper is to generate dialogue about the management of the heritage resources of Maple Ridge. Produced by the Planning Department and the Maple Ridge Community Heritage Commission, the paper outlines heritage management issues in Maple Ridge, analyses tools that can be used for conservation and makes recommendations to help guide future decision making.
This document provides a consolidated inventory of the City's heritage resources. The Heritage Inventory provides a valuable planning tool that helps identify candidates for more formal listings, protection and recognition.