Heritage advisory groups

The City has three volunteer-led advisory groups that work to help preserve and protect the character of Vancouver's heritage areas.

Learn more about our heritage advisory groups

Vancouver Heritage Commission

Advises City Council about heritage matters, and makes recommendations to Council about heritage buildings, structures, and lands in Vancouver.

Gastown Historic Area Planning Committee

Works to preserve and protect the heritage and character of the Gastown area (zone HA-2).

Chinatown Historic Area Planning Committee

Works to preserve and protect the heritage and character of the Chinatown area of Vancouver.