Provincial Heritage Sites - Activities and Nomination Applications

Heritage Western Cape is the regulatory decision maker for any application to alter a formally protected Provincial Heritage Site in the Western Cape.

Provincial Heritage Sites cover a wide range of different types of heritage, including the Built Environment, Archaeological, Palaeontological, Cave Sites and areas of Geological Interest.

SECTION 27 – PROVINCIAL HERITAGE SITE NOMINATION FORM
This form precedes the submission of the ‘Nomination Document’ and is designed to assist with the grading of heritage resources in terms Section 3(3) of the NHRA, as part of the process of declaration as a Provincial Heritage Site (Section 27). Nominated heritage resources that are of special provincial significance will be graded as Grade 2 and considered for Provincial Heritage Site status.

The following documentation is required upon submission:
1. Completed signed application form
2. Digital copies of all required documents on CD or USB – USB’s are not returned

SECTION 27 – APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT FOR ACTIVITIES ON A PROVINCIAL HERITAGE SITE:
Where the activities will impact on the built fabric, landscape, archaeological deposits or features of the Provincial Heritage Site

The following documentation is required upon submission:
1. Completed signed application form
2. Locality map
3. Letter/ Report containing the detailed description of:
3.1 Brief description of the activities to be conducted on the site
3.2 Equipment to be used on site
3.3 Expected number of personnel on site
4. Recent photographs of the site
5. Motivation
6. Times frames required for the proposed event
7. Land owner permission
8. Power of attorney
9. Proof of Payment with correct reference number
10. Digital copies of all required documents on CD or USB – USB’s are not returned

Forms: