Planning information and legislation to protect and enhance the heritage features of the Macedon Ranges.

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Macedon Ranges Heritage Strategy

The Heritage Strategy aims to establish Council's approach to the management of heritage within the shire.

Heritage buildings and towns

The towns of the Macedon Ranges feature significant historic buildings and streetscapes. Council plays a role protecting and enhancing these features.

Protecting Aboriginal heritage sites

To protect Aboriginal cultural heritage sites in the shire, you may be required to prepare a Cultural Heritage Management Plan if you are applying for a planning permit.

Heritage advisory service

Our free heritage advisory service offers free, expert advice about heritage listed properties and overlays in the shire.

Restoring a heritage property

Find out if your property or township is subject to heritage protection. You will need a permit to renovate, alter or subdivide heritage listed properties or land.

Gisborne/New Gisborne and Kyneton Heritage Study

This study aims to apply the Heritage Overlay to 44 sites that have heritage significance but are not currently protected.