As the first site of permanent European settlement in Victoria, the Glenelg Shire has a wealth of history within its boundaries.
Our heritage is a significant economic and social asset which gives the Glenelg Shire so much of its distinctive appeal. Glenelg Shires heritage is everywhere. It is represented in commercial buildings, hotels, churches and schools. It is also reflected in the historic landscape.
The Council's Planning Unit operates a Heritage Advisory Service which is free to ratepayers of the Glenelg Shire.
Heritage Design Guidelines
These guidelines will assist with undertaking new development, alterations and extensions to heritage buildings. It provides guidance on acceptable forms of development within heritage precincts.
Click here to view the Heritage Design Guidelines(PDF, 19MB).