Planning, building and the environment

Planning Policy Guidance 16: Archaeology and Planning

Published 21 November 1990
Type(s) Legislation and policy, Good practice and guidance
Site Planning, building and the environment
ISBN 9780117523531
Price £8.50 (free to download below)


Planning Policy Guidance 16 (PPG16) sets out the Secretary of State's policy on archaeological remains on land, and how they should be preserved or recorded both in an urban setting and in the countryside.

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