Resources by category

All resources in the Buildings category. Resources are listed in alphabetical order.

Access to the role of the Diocesan Buildings Committee

For further information on the role of the Diocesan Buildings Committee please click here

Canon 35 Experimental Reordering Form

Quinquennial Architect’s Inspection Guidance

Canon 35 Application Form

DBC Guidance Update January 2020

Canon 35 Pre Application

Maintenance of Church Graveyards

The Provincial Buildings Committee has finalised guidance about the maintenance of church graveyards. This has now been posted to the provincial website and is available at:

Ecclesiastical Exemption for Listed Buildings as Places of Worship

There is a voluntary scheme in place between the churches and Historic Environment Scotland in relation to the listed buildings regime and places of worship. HES has developed some general guidance about the operation of the ecclesiastical exemption scheme  in relation to places of worship which is available on its website at:

Canon 35 Flow Chart