Biodiversity and planning

The CNPA has published planning guidance for natural heritage. This explains the stages that should be undergone and issues to be considered to ensure that developments comply with the Natural Heritage Policy within the Cairngorms Local Development Plan. This policy covers all the protected and important species within the National Park. It should be read alongside the guidance for developers on important species.


Planning guidance can be found here:


The Local Development Plan can be found here:





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