Council provides a heritage advisory service with the assistance of the State Government funding to assist owners of heritage properties.
Amanda Jean, an experienced heritage architect is the appointed heritage adviser for the Pyrenees Shire. Amanda is currently available on an as required basis to provide heritage advice on restoration works and new development projects to land owners within the Shire.
Should you have a heritage matter that you wish to discuss with the adviser, appointment times can be arranged by contacting our Planning Department on (03) 5349 1100.
Heritage Precinct design guidelines(PDF, 1MB)
General Urban Design Guide(PDF, 620KB)
Heritage information useful for preparing design responses for new developments within the heritage precincts:
Maintaining and modifying a heritage property
Architectural Styles and Paints
The Heritage Overlay - Guidelines for assessing Planning Permit Applications(PDF, 1MB)
Pyrenees Shire Heritage Precinct Study
Volume 1(PDF, 6MB)
Volume 2(PDF, 8MB)
Avoca Heritage Study 1864-1994
Volume 1(PDF, 2MB)
Volume 2(PDF, 4MB)
Volume 3(PDF, 10MB)
Local Heritage Groups
Moonambel Art History Group
Beaufort Historical Society
Snake Valley & District Historical Society
Avoca & District Historical Society