Waverley Heritage Assessment

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Waverley’s heritage buildings, streetscapes, landscapes and items are much loved by the community and contribute to the area’s highly prized character. These places have significant cultural value and help tell the story of Waverley’s history as one of the earliest municipalities in NSW.

Council has prepared a draft Heritage Assessment to demonstrate the value we place on heritage in all forms – built environment, landscapes and streetscapes. Once finalised, the Assessment will be used to inform Council decision-making with regards to Development Applications and Planning Proposals, and to make recommendations for the future of Waverley’s building and landscapes. It will also inform the comprehensive review of the LEP and DCP.

Are you here to see whether your property is identified in the draft Assessment? Click here to view on our interactive map.

Assessment Outcomes

The Assessment aims to:

  • celebrate Waverley’s history and character
  • increase community awareness of the LGA’s heritage
  • protect and enhance character to ensure continuity between past, present and future
  • ensure that what is historically important is conserved for the enjoyment of future generations
  • maintain Waverley as an attractive place to be.

The Draft Assessment proposes the following additions to Schedule 5 of the Waverley Local Environment Plan, as summarised below (click on each for a summary):


We've also marked these up on an interactive map, click here to see which areas are mentioned in the Heritage Assessment.

The full inventory listing sheets for the proposed conservation areas are in Volume 2 below.

To view the Heritage Assessment in full please click below:


More information is available in the 'Document Library'.

Have Your Say

We want to hear your thoughts on the draft Assessment. To make a submission, please use the tools below.

We also accept submissions in writing. Please quote reference number A20/0261, and address any correspondence to:

The General Manager
Waverley Council
PO Box 9
Bondi Junction NSW 1355

Please note that all submissions will form part of Council’s public record and as such may be made publicly available.

More information

Please contact Council’s Strategic Planner (Heritage), Anne McGoverne on 9083 8117 or heritage@waverley.nsw.gov.au.

Waverley’s heritage buildings, streetscapes, landscapes and items are much loved by the community and contribute to the area’s highly prized character. These places have significant cultural value and help tell the story of Waverley’s history as one of the earliest municipalities in NSW.

Council has prepared a draft Heritage Assessment to demonstrate the value we place on heritage in all forms – built environment, landscapes and streetscapes. Once finalised, the Assessment will be used to inform Council decision-making with regards to Development Applications and Planning Proposals, and to make recommendations for the future of Waverley’s building and landscapes. It will also inform the comprehensive review of the LEP and DCP.

Are you here to see whether your property is identified in the draft Assessment? Click here to view on our interactive map.

Assessment Outcomes

The Assessment aims to:

  • celebrate Waverley’s history and character
  • increase community awareness of the LGA’s heritage
  • protect and enhance character to ensure continuity between past, present and future
  • ensure that what is historically important is conserved for the enjoyment of future generations
  • maintain Waverley as an attractive place to be.

The Draft Assessment proposes the following additions to Schedule 5 of the Waverley Local Environment Plan, as summarised below (click on each for a summary):


We've also marked these up on an interactive map, click here to see which areas are mentioned in the Heritage Assessment.

The full inventory listing sheets for the proposed conservation areas are in Volume 2 below.

To view the Heritage Assessment in full please click below:


More information is available in the 'Document Library'.

Have Your Say

We want to hear your thoughts on the draft Assessment. To make a submission, please use the tools below.

We also accept submissions in writing. Please quote reference number A20/0261, and address any correspondence to:

The General Manager
Waverley Council
PO Box 9
Bondi Junction NSW 1355

Please note that all submissions will form part of Council’s public record and as such may be made publicly available.

More information

Please contact Council’s Strategic Planner (Heritage), Anne McGoverne on 9083 8117 or heritage@waverley.nsw.gov.au.