Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2017

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2017 Circular

BHIS 2017 Public Information Leaflet

Overview
The BHIS seeks to encourage the investment of private capital in a number of small scale, labour intensive projects to repair and conserve historic structures and to support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftspeople and tradespersons.

The scheme is designed to assist the owners and/or occupiers of structures/properties that are protected under the Planning and Development Act.
It will operate through 2017 and will be administered by Monaghan County Council’s Planning Section.

Eligibility?
The categories of structures/properties eligible for funding under this scheme are:

– Protected Structures,
– Proposed Protected Structures (must be formally added to the Council’s RPS before the 31/12/17),
– Structures/properties in Architectural Conservation Areas.

Who can apply?
An applicant must be the owner and/or occupier of the structure/property. Where the applicant is not the owner, written consent from the owner will be required.

What funding is available?
The minimum funding award under this scheme will be €2,500, up to a maximum of €10,000.  Successful applicants will be required to, at a minimum, match their funding award.

How to apply?
The 2017 deadline for applications was the 28th of February. For more details, contact Bronagh Treanor at btreanor2@monaghancoco.ie or on +353 (0)47 30532.