GEORGE TOWN WORLD HERITAGE INCORPORATED (GTWHI)
GTWHI was established on 21 April 2010. It is responsible for the management, conservation and promotion of the World Heritage Site of George Town.
GTWHI encourages property owners, building professionals and contractors who intend to conduct repair, restoration or adaptation works on heritage buildings, to seek ‘early’ professional help and advice from its friendly staff.
GTWHI also invites public, professionals and academic institutions to participate and contribute to its hands-on workshops, talks, seminars, research activities and cultural initiatives.
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF PENANG (MPPP)
Add: Level 4, KOMTAR, Jalan Penang 10675 George Town, Penang.
Tel No: 04-259 2020 Fax No: 04-262 6260
(i) Building Department
In charge of reviewing all building plans and planning permissions submitted to the MPPP for renovation and restoration work.
Ar. Yew Tung Seang
Add: 14th Floor, KOMTAR, Penang
Tel. No: 04-2592141
(i) Heritage Department
Its main role is to check on applications for development in heritage areas, and to advise the council and the state government on heritage conservation matters. Advise on heritage building Do& Don’t;s, educate the owner on the historical value and architectural features of the heritage building.
(iii) The Town Planning & Development Department
Reviews all planning permission submitted for development in the City.
(iv) Engineering Department
(v) Licensing Division
In charge of approvals and issuance of all forms of licenses required by MPPP.
AZMAN BIN SIRUN
Add: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, 10200 Pulau Pinang
Tel. No: 04-2638818 Fax No : 04-2638921
(vi) One Stop Centre (OSC)
Compiles all forms of applications and routes it to the respective technical departments for review and approval.
Add: 4th Floor KOMTAR
Tel. No: 04-259 2041