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Heritage in Kelowna

Kelowna’s heritage is a history tied to the land and natural environment and the people who have long understood the richness of this area.  Kelowna's heritage is reflected in the buildings, neighbourhoods and landscapes from these earlier eras. These are the homes, work spaces, and community gathering places created by the people who shaped and developed the city of Kelowna.

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Heritage Review Advisory Committee

A Heritage Review is being conducted to address Kelowna's current heritage management challenges. In order to involve members of the community, a Heritage Review Advisory Committee will be created to support the Heritage Review.

The City is looking for 4 members of the community at large to serve on the Committee:

    - 1 member that has served at least 1 term on the Community Heritage Committee
    - 1 member that has experience in business, finance or accounting
    - 1 member within the legal profession
    - 1 member with experience in the real estate industry

To apply for 1 of these Committee positions, please email by Friday, March 27, 2015.

Community Heritage Committee

The Community Heritage Committee (CHC) is an Advisory Committee of Council.  The objective of the Committee is to advise Council on any matter related to the heritage significance of any building, structure or landscape feature located within City limits.
*The CHC is currently inactive.

Kelowna Heritage Societies:

Know of a Kelowna resident whose oral history should be collected?

The City of Kelowna and the Kelowna Museums Society is interested in expanding its current collection of Kelowna oral history. 

Contact Shannon Johnston, Curator of Education, and have the name added to the list.
Phone: 250-868-4836



Lauren Sanbrooks, Policy and Planning
City Hall, 1435 Water St., Kelowna, V1Y 1J4
Phone:  250 469-8419

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