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Historic Environment Policy for Scotland

A cover document with an outline of Scotland in green.

This historic environment matters to us all. The Historic Environment Policy for Scotland (HEPS) supports good decision making for Scotland's unique places. 

We collectively have a duty of care for our historic environment. This Policy outlines how we should undertake this duty whenever a decision will affect Scotland's historic environment.

HEPS may impact on the work you do. Guidance around the new policy, including a webinar and answers to frequently asked questions are available on our Youtube channel.

Find out more about the Policy.

  • Audiences:

    Planners and Owners
  • Date Published:

    05 April 2019
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Procedure Paper
  • Format(s):

    Download PDF

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