Heritage Advisory Panel

The Heritage Advisory Panel's purpose is to advise Council on heritage matters referred to the Panel.


  1. To advise the Committee of the Whole on those heritage matters coming within the scope of the committee under the Local Government Act or that are referred to it by the Committee of the Whole (which is made up of City Council).
  2. To make recommendations to the Committee of the Whole respecting the designation of heritage buildings, structures and lands, and the preservation, alteration, renovation or demolition of heritage buildings, structures or lands.
  3. To meet jointly with the Advisory Design Panel to review and provide recommendations to the Planning and Land Use Committee on development proposals referred to a joint meeting. 

The Heritage Advisory Panel is governed by Bylaw NO. 97-104 (Heritige Advisory Committee Bylaw)


Thank you to all those who applied to be a member of the Heritage Advisory Panel. Those appointed by Council will be contacted by City staff.


There are no specific qualifications required to sit on the Panel. 


The Heritage Advisory Panel is made up of ten members appointed by City Council.  Members may serve a maximum of three consecutive 18-month terms (4.5 years) on the Panel.

Members of the Heritage Advisory Panel for term July 1, 2020 - December 31, 2021 are:

  1. Aaron Usatch
  2. Avery Bonner
  3. Doug Campbell
  4. Graham Walker
  5. Helen Edwards
  6. James Kerr
  7. Kirby Delaney
  8. Pamela Madoff, Chair
  9. Shari Khadem
  10. Steve Barber

Meeting Schedule

Meetings of the Heritage Advisory panel are open to the public. During COVID, meetings are hosted using Microsoft Teams software, which can be downloaded free of charge at the Microsoft website. For an invitation to an upcoming meeting, please contact developmentservices@victoria.ca.

Current Agendas


Agenda [PDF - 87 KB]

2021-08-10 - HAPL Minutes_draft [PDF - 142 KB]

Presentation [PDF - 7 MB]


Attachment A - Subject Map [PDF - 204 KB]

Attachment B - Aerial Map [PDF - 2 MB]

Attachment C -  Plans date stamped September 10, 2021 [PDF - 12 MB]

Attachment D - Applicant's Letter dated August 5, 2021 [PDF - 147 KB]

Attachment E - Photographs [PDF - 679 KB]



Meeting Recordings