Built Heritage Experts Panel

Experts Panels

The Built Heritage Experts Panel provides expertise, opinion and perspective about built heritage, its protection and designation in the City of St. John’s.  The Built Heritage Experts Panel will consider applications, proposals, reports and related items referred to it by staff or Council. It will make recommendations to Council on heritage matters including the development and implementation of heritage policies, by-laws, strategies and programs applicable to the City.  Specifically the panel will:

  • Develop recommendations on built heritage designations;
  • Provide expert opinion on built heritage applications referred to it by city staff, standing committee or Council;
  • Recommend best practices on built heritage;
  • Review heritage issues, including issues under the City of St. John’s Act and/or the Historic Resources Act of Newfoundland and Labrador that may be referred to it by Council;
  • Identify for designation any area, building, structure or land as heritage.

For more information on this Panel contact Jennifer Squires, Legislative Assistant.


Name (last/first) Group Represented
Boutilier, Dawn Planner
Fitkowski, Rachel Landscape Architecture
Hancock, John Architect
Hann, Katherine Deborah Historian/Archival Expert/Historic Preservationist
Lynch, Nicholas Other
O'Reilly, Mitchell Contractor
Sullivan, Michelle Other
Staff Representative City Department
Chief Municipal Planner Planning, Engineering & Regulatory Services
Planner III, Urban Design & Heritage Planning, Engineering & Regulatory Services
Technical Advisor Planning, Engineering & Regulatory Services

Agendas and Minutes for the Panel can be found here.