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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.
View all policy books & documents in our publications section.