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Historic Environment Scotland Circular

Regulations and Procedures

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This document sets out the processes that we undertake to fulfil our  regulatory and advisory roles in relation to:

  • The designation of monuments of national importance and buildings of special architectural or historic interest

  • Our role in the planning system and the procedures for consulting us

  • Scheduled monument consent (SMC) applications and decisions

  • Listed building consent (LBC) and conservation area consent (CAC) applications

  • Appealing decisions made by Historic Environment Scotland

Find out more about the policy behind the processes in the Historic Environment Policy for Scotland.

  • Audiences:

    Planners and Owners
  • Date Published:

    05 April 2019
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Procedure Paper
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