Read about the recent changes to the way we manage planning applications.
Listed buildings are recognised as being of special architectural or historic interest.
Buildings with good quality design or historical significance.
South Gloucestershire has a rich and varied history dating back to prehistoric times.
Within South Gloucestershire there are 37 monuments which have national status. These are known as scheduled monuments.
Conservation areas are designated by the council for their special architectural and historic interest, which deserves careful management to protect their character.
HERs are an important starting point for anyone interested in the archaeology, built heritage, and history of an area.
Guidance, policy links and technical advice notes on decision making and management of the historic environment.
Parks and gardens are recognised for their special historic interest. These range from town gardens and public parks to the great country estates.