Cairngorms National Park

View of Glen Isla, Caenlochan National Nature Reserve

Planning Contacts

The planning system in the Cairngorms National Park is managed by the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) and the five local authorities which operate in the Park - Aberdeenshire, Angus, Highland, Moray and Perth & Kinross.

Cairngorms National Park Authority Planning Team
The Cairngorms National Park Authority’s (CNPA) planning team prepare the Local Development Plan for the National Park, process planning applications that are called in by the CNPA, and share the enforcement of the planning system with the local authorities in the National Park.

The CNPA planning team is based in the Grantown office. The office is open to the public Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

14 The Square
Grantown on Spey
PH26 3HG
(t)01479 873535
planning@cairngorms.co.uk

Local Authority Contacts
Contact your local authority planning team for pre-application advice and information on how to make a planning applications:

Aberdeenshire Council
Viewmount
Arduthie Road
Stonehaven AB39 2DQ
Tel: 01469 768300
Email: ma.planapps@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Angus Council
County Buildings
Market Street
Forfar DD8 3LG
Tel: 01307 461460
Email: planning@angus.gov.uk

The Highland Council
Planning & Building Control
100 High Street
Kingussie PH21 1HY
Tel: 01540 661700
Email: planning.badenoch@highland.gov.uk

Moray Council
Council Headquarters
High Street
Elgin IV30 1BX
Tel: 01343 563270
Email: development.control@moray.gov.uk

Perth & Kinross Council
Council Headquarters
2 High Street
Perth PH1 5PH
Tel: 01738 475300
Email: developmentmanagement@pkc.gov.uk