Model publication scheme

About Aberdeenshire Council

Information about Aberdeenshire Council - who we are, where to find us, how to contact us, how we are managed and our external relations.

About us

Aberdeenshire Council is a Scottish public authority as defined in Part 3 of Schedule 1 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. View our about us section for more information.

Contacting us

How to contact the council:

Our offices and headquarters

View our council offices page for information on various offices including area offices, collection offices, service points and headquarters.

How to make a complaint about us

How to make a formal complaint, compliment or comment:

Council leadership and active committees

Overview of council leadership and active committees.


Our Statistics pages offer facts, figures and information based on research and data analysis on a variety of topics which relate to the local area:

How we are organised

View our service structure and senior management.

Councillors and wards information:

Community councils section includes information on contact details per area, the Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils, handbook and code of practice.


Our Scheme of Governance sets out the framework within which the council makes decisions. 


Our elections pages have details of current and past elections together with details of how and where to vote and how to register to vote. 

External relations

View our customer service commitment including customer service charter.

Information requests

How to make: