EFFECT OF THIS CIRCULAR
6. This Planning Circular confirms that the Scottish Historic Environment Policy, Scottish Planning Policy 23 (which is to be incorporated during 2009 into a combined Scottish Planning Policy), and Historic Scotland's ' Managing Change in the Historic Environment' guidance note series are the documents to which planning authorities are directed in their consideration of applications for conservation area consent, listed building consent for buildings of all three categories A, B and C(S)), and their consideration of planning applications affecting the historic environment and the setting of individual elements of the historic environment. Planning authorities are also directed to these documents to assist them in development planning. Historic Scotland will notify planning authorities in writing when new guidance notes in their ' Managing Change in the Historic Environment' series are issued.
7. Any queries arising from this Circular may be addressed to:Historic Scotland's Inspectorate
Directorate for the Built Environment