Alcohol Licensing and Gaming Information
On these pages you will find information on the range of premises licences available, Personal Licences, Occasional Extensions, Occasional Licences, Licensing Board Policies together with Current Adverts, Gambling information and other relevant policies
The licensing of pubs, hotels, restaurants etc. as well as bookmakers and betting offices is administered in three geographic divisions:
- North (sitting in Peterhead) covers the Banff & Buchan and Buchan Areas and, in the Formartine Area, the Fyvie-Methlick, Turriff East, Turriff West and Upper Ythan wards
- Central (sitting in Inverurie) covers the remainder of the Formartine and the Garioch Area and, in the Marr Area, the Huntly East and West wards
- South (sitting in Stonehaven) covers the remainder of the Marr Area and the Kincardine & Mearns Area
Boards' Policy Statements 2013 - 2016
The Policies advise of the trading hours that the Boards allow as well as information on how the Boards expect applicants and Licence Holders to promote the 5 Licensing Objectives
Under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 each Council must establish a Local Licensing Forum for their area. Aberdeenshire established three separate Forums for each licensing division; North, Central and South Aberdeenshire.
The Legal and Governance Service is responsible for licensing across Aberdeenshire.
Gambling, Gaming and Lotteries
Application Forms and Guidance can also be found here.
Please download these Documents for Aberdeenshire Coucil advice on the Smoking