Heritage consists of objects and places valued and inherited by our community, which are protected for future generations. They contribute to our sense of the past and cultural identity. Penrith Council protects and manages the community’s heritage assets. It provides a free heritage advisory service and funding for upkeep of heritage related items.
Heritage Planning:Penrith City Council protects and manages the community’s heritage assets through the application of the Penrith Local Environment Plan 1991 (Environmental Heritage Conservation) (Heritage LEP) and the Penrith Heritage Management Development Control Plan (Heritage DCP).
Heritage Study: The 2007 Penrith Heritage Study is a comprehensive review of the heritage items and places within the City, examining both existing items and potential new items.