Policy and Guidance

Tourists in Inveraray

Relevant Planning Policy relating out historic environment.

These documents contain all the relevant policies applicants must satisfy in order to obtain consent for works to designated sites or areas.

Argyll and Bute Council’s Local Plan

Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement 2016

Current titles include:

  • Accessibility
  • Battlefields
  • Boundaries
  • Demolition
  • Doorways
  • Engineering Structures
  • External fixtures
  • External Walls
  • Extensions
  • Interiors
  • Micro-renewables
  • Roofs
  • Setting
  • Shopfronts
  • Wave and Tidal Energy Guidance
  • Windows
  • Works on Scheduled Monuments

Useful Guidance

Historic Scotland has a website, the Knowledge Base, dedicated to the conservation of the Historic Environment.  It offers access to:

  • Free publications by subject
  • Information on past and forthcoming events and conferences
  • Skills and training
  • Traditional materials and structures
  • Building management

And much more…

Please see the Funding and Links page for links to other organisations, trusts, charities and websites relating the care and promotion of our historic environment.

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