Open data

We publish various open data feeds for the use of the public and other organisations. All spatial data will be in KML format unless otherwise stated. Find out about our Open Data Strategy.

Unless stated otherwise open data feeds are released under the Open Government Licence.

Spatial data

Available feeds Description File
Committee areas Committee areas boundaries within Aberdeenshire 1,405 KB View Download 
Community councils Community councils within Aberdeenshire 9,642 KB View Download 
Cycle routes Cycle route information across Aberdeenshire    
Green belt Green belt areas within Aberdeenshire 70 KB View Download 
Gritting routes Primary gritting routes within Aberdeenshire 70 KB View Download 
Housing Land Audit 2016
Housing Land Audit 2016 spatial data 772 KB View Download 
Local nature reserves
Local nature reserves within Aberdeenshire 18 KB View Download 
Polling districts
Polling district boundaries within Aberdeenshire 10,670 KB View Download 
Polling places
Polling place locations within Aberdeenshire 45 KB View Download 
Primary school catchments
Primary school catchment boundaries within Aberdeenshire 1,103 KB View Download 
Primary school locations
Primary school locations within Aberdeenshire 28 KB View Download 
Secondary school catchments
Secondary school catchment boundaries within Aberdeenshire 534 KB View Download 
Secondary school locations
Secondary school locations within Aberdeenshire 7 KB View Download 
Wind turbines Wind turbine applications within Aberdeenshire 1682 KB View Download

Non-spatial data

Available feeds Description File Size  
Contracts register (CSV) Council's contracts register 86 KB Download 
Wind turbines (CSV) Wind turbine applications within Aberdeenshire 619 KB Download

Other feeds

Available feeds Description
Council news (RSS) Latest news headlines from the council
Road closures (RSS) List of current road closures in Aberdeenshire

KML and KMZ feeds and how to use them

KML is a format for the exchange of geographic information. KMZ is a compressed version of KML. KML files can be viewed directly in Google Earth (Windows, Mac or Linux) or loaded into Google Maps (web).


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