Springwater has a vibrant history with features and properties that reflect our natural and cultural heritage. Some of these properties are designated under the Ontario Heritage Act, and many are identified in the Township's Heritage Register.
Springwater has 13 designated heritage properties, including buildings, trails and natural features. These properties are officially designated under Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act.
If you're interested in designating your property, please contact the Deputy Clerk by email or phone by 705-728-4784 x2042.
List of designated properties
The Township maintains a:
- Register of heritage properties individually designated under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act
- Register for properties of cultural heritage or interest, which are not designated (also called "listed" properties)
Springwater Heritage Advisory Committee
The Springwater Heritage Advisory Committee preserves the Township's historical, cultural and natural heritage and advises Council on regulated matters. The committee holds public meetings once a month at the Township Administration Centre. Find current and past meeting agendas in our Document Centre.
Façade guidelines help ensure the retention and conservation of heritage in the Elmvale Commercial District. These guidelines oversee new development and restorations to existing properties. Read the Elmvale Commercial District Façade Guidelines for details.