Historic Environment Scotland (HES) - Core Documents Library

Collection of documents from Historic Environment Scotland that are submitted frequently as part of the planning process.

To submit materials to be considered as part of this collection, email them to DPEA@gov.scot.

Planning authorities can make submissions using the eplanning document exchange system.

To submit a document on this list as part of your document list, you must hyperlink the document name with the URL for the document. Please note it is not sufficient to provide a link to the front page of the core documents library, accompanied by a list of relevant documents. The links must to be to each specific document referred to. Any document lists submitted without complete links for each document will be returned to you. If you are referring to an extract of a larger document, you should specify the relevant section in your document list e.g. Local development plan - Chapter 3 - Section 7.2.

The following are materials that have been accepted as core documents for the Historic Environment Scotland. 

Policy Statements

  •  Historic Environment Policy Statement 2016
  •  Historic Environment Policy Statement 2019


Scottish Historic Environment Policy Statement (2019)
Historic Environment Policy Statement 2016



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Email: DPEA@gov.scot

Telephone: 0300 244 6668

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