Planning for the Historic Environment
Putting Heritage at the Heart of the Planning System
Changes to the existing planning policy framework, part of Heritage Protection Reform, are delivering real benefits for the historic environment:
- , replaces Planning Policy Guidance notes 15 & 16 to bring heritage protection into the 21st century.
- English Heritage worked closely with the Departments of Communities and Local Government and Culture, Media and Sport to deliver a modern planning policy framework in an important step forward in the delivery of a reformed Heritage Protection system;
- PPS5 is supported by a Practice Guide,with further information on how to apply the policies in the PPS.