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We are creating a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland, which will come into effect from 1 October 2015. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. We will continue to keep you up to date on developments. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.
The role of Historic Scotland in planning the planning system.
Operational guidance on managing change to listed buildings and conservation areas.
Our role in environmental assessment.
The Scottish Historic Environment Policy.
A Joint Working Agreement between Historic Scotland and Planning Authorities
Toolkit and design standard for new development in historic areas.
An ongoing assessment of Scotland’s historic environment.
Information on legislation relating to the historic environment.
Sites that have been reviewed for designation or that have been the subject of development.