Local development plan: Cairngorms National Park

Documentation related to the development plan for Cairngorms National Park.

Local development plans set out the long term vision for change to the local authority areas that they cover. There are several formal stages to preparing the plan, during which the Scottish Government will issue official correspondence to the planning authority.

The documents held for the Cairngorms National Park local development plan are:

  • 6 February 2023 - Cairngorms National Park Authority - Local Development Plan - Supplementary Guidance - Notice of Intention to Adopt - Housing Supplementary Guidance - Clearance Letter
  • 25 August 2022 - Cairngorms National Park Authority - Supplementary Guidance - Developer Obligations  - Clearance Letter
  • 2 February 2021 - Direction Letter - Cairngorms National Park Authority
  • 29 March 2019 – Comments on the Cairngorms Proposed Local Development Plan
  • 24 February 2016 - Letter directing modification of Local Development Plan

More information

There are a number of publications and legislation that underpin the development planning process:


Email: developmentplans@gov.scot


Area 2-F (South)
Planning, Architecture and Regeneration Division
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay

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