General Exemption Certificates provide upfront approval for ongoing maintenance and minor work necessary to keep heritage places in the Queensland Heritage Register in active use, good repair and optimal operational condition.
Strict limitations and conditions apply to the type and scope of work approved and to how it is carried out. Only development specified in a General Exemption Certificate and carried out in accordance with the conditions of the certificate is permitted.
No application is required for work carried out in accordance with the General Exemption Certificate.
The General Exemption Certificate: Queensland Heritage Places assists owners, managers and contractors to carry out maintenance and minor work to places in the Queensland Heritage Register without the need to lodge an application with the department.