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Guidance on De-listing a Building

Front cover for Removing a building from the List

This guidance provides an overview of the application process for removing a building from the List, also known as de-listing.

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  • Why might a buildings be removed from the List?
  • When can applications for de-listing be made?
  • How should applications for de-listing be made?
  • Notes on applying for de-listing
  • How should I report a listed building that isn't there anymore?

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed


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