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Historic Environment Policy for Scotland

A cover document with an outline of Scotland in green.

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.

The Policy comes into use on Wednesday 1 May 2019 when it replaces the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

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

  • Language:

    English

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