Funding is available to provide financial assistance to owners of heritage items for repairs and maintenance.

View projects which have received Christchurch City Council heritage grants.

Heritage Incentive Grants

The Christchurch City Council’s Heritage Incentive Grants fund provides financial assistance to owners of heritage items scheduled in the Christchurch District Plan.

Owners of scheduled heritage items can apply for grants of up to 50 per cent towards the following conservation-related works:

  • Conservation of exterior and interior heritage fabric (including earthquake repairs)
  • Seismic strengthening, fire and access upgrades to meet Building Code requirements
  • Professional fees e.g. architects, engineers & quantity surveyors
  • Reinbursement of non-notified Council resource consent fees.

Apply for a grant

Before completing the application form, we recommend that you review the criteria for applying for grant funding contained in the Operational Guidelines.

To discuss making an application, contact Christchurch City Council at :

Completed applications can be submitted by email - , or by post, to:

Christchurch City Council Heritage Team
P O Box 73012
Christchurch 8154