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Historic Environment Good Practice Advice in Planning Note 3

Front page for GPA 3 - The Setting of Heritage Assets

The Setting of Heritage Assets

replaces The Setting of Heritage Assets

The purpose of this Good Practice Advice note is to provide information on good practice to assist local authorities, planning and other consultants, owners, applicants and other interested parties in implementing historic environment policy in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the related guidance given in the National Planning Practice Guide (PPG).

This document sets out guidance on managing change within the settings of heritage assets, including archaeological remains and historic buildings, sites, areas, and landscapes.

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