Community Councils

Community councils represent the views - and take action to promote the interests of - the community. Community councils can carry out a variety of roles, including:

  • help with environmental projects
  • organising local galas
  • printing and distributing local newsletters
  • representing Community Councils on other organisations
  • providing lunch clubs for the elderly
  • campaigning on local issues
  • conducting local surveys
  • organising public meetings on major development proposals or the Local Plan
  • carrying out Planning for Real exercises © Neighbourhood Initiative

Review of the Community Council Scheme of Establishment

The proposed Aberdeenshire Council Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils was approved at the meeting of Aberdeenshire Council on Thursday 28 September 2017 following a full consultation process.

View what the council agreed at this meeting (pdf 266KB).

View the scheme for the establishment of community councils (pdf 1.38MB).


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