External consultation: Places, People and Planning
"External consultation: Places, People and Planning" is our response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the Places, People and Planning Position Statement in June 2017.
Green Recovery Statement for The Historic Environment
Using Scotland’s Past to Support Our Future
Our historic environment can make a vital contribution to Scotland’s green recovery from the pandemic and its transition to net zero and a climate resilient society. Find out how in this Statement.
Guidance on Conservation Areas
Designation of Conservation Areas and Conservation Area Consent
Interim guidance on the designation of Conservation Areas and Conservation Area Consent.
Guidance on the Principles of Listed Building Consent
Interim document providing detailed guidance on the application of the Historic Environment Policy for Scotland (HEPS).
Historic Environment Policy for Scotland
We collectively have a duty of care for our historic environment. This Policy outlines how we should undertake this duty whenever a decision in the planning system will affect Scotland's historic environment.
Historic Environment Policy for Scotland Consultation Report
Building upon the findings of the What’s Your Heritage? project, this report outlines the findings of the consultation exercise on the draft Historic Environment Policy for Scotland (HEPS).
Historic Environment Scotland Circular
Regulations and Procedures
This document explains the functions of Historic Environment Scotland in relation to the planning system, designations and consents.
Intangible Cultural Heritage Policy Statement
This statement set out what Intangible Cultural Heritage means, how it relates to the historic environment, and how HES will work with it over the coming years
Island Communities Impact Assessment (ICIA) Initial Screening Draft
The Historic Environment Strategy for Scotland
The draft ICIA for the new Historic Environment Strategy for Scotland is being published for comment alongside the strategy draft
Melrose Abbey Landscape Conservation Management Plan
A Landscape Conservation Management Plan prepared for Melrose Abbey
Memorandum of Guidance Regarding Farms and Stables
An extract from the memorandum of guidance regarding farms and stables.
Passed to the Future
Scotland's strategy for sustainable management of the historic environment.