This Direction sets out requirements for handling heritage related applications and comes into force on 15 April 2015.
Arrangements for handling heritage applications – notification to Historic England and National Amenity Societies and the Secretary of State (England) Direction 2015
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This Direction is made by the Secretary of State and sets out the requirements to notify Historic England (the new name for English Heritage from 1 April 2015), the National Amenity Societies and the Secretary of State of certain listed building consent applications and the circumstances in which Historic England’s own applications for listed building consent should be referred to the Secretary of State for determination.
It will replace Directions currently included in:
- Circular 01/2001: Arrangements for handling heritage applications – notification and directions by the Secretary of State;
- Circular 09/2005: Arrangements for handling heritage applications – notification to National Amenity Societies Direction 2005
- Circular 08/2009: Arrangements for handling heritage applications – notification to the Secretary of State (England) Direction 2009
These Directions will be revoked on 15 April 2015 and the circulars cancelled. Planning guidance will also be updated to reflect these changes.