Contact Building Standards

There are a number of ways to contact the Building Standards team: 

We are working in a hybrid environment, and are available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays).

General enquiries

For general help and advice with Building Warrant issues you can call us at 01467 534333 or email

Correspondence address

All correspondence should be sent to:

ePlanning team
Aberdeenshire Council
Arduthie Road
AB39 2DQ

Arrange a meeting

We offer the following meeting options:

  • Virtual appointments: connect with us in a virtual meeting space or arrange a virtual site inspection
  • In person appointments: some local offices are available for a face-to-face meeting, or we can arrange a face-to-face meeting on site

To arrange a meeting with us at a suitable time and location, phone 01467 534333 or email (our emails are reviewed periodically). Please let us know in advance if you have any special requirements that we need to take into consideration when arranging an in-person appointment at one of our offices.

Staffs’ direct phone number and email address can be found in your application correspondence. Please include our reference number in all communications.

In some instances, it may not be possible to immediately connect you with the member of staff you would like to speak with. If you are forwarded to a member of staffs’ voicemail or admin support, please leave a message and your call will be returned as per our Customer Charter.

Management team contacts

Name Job title
Jeremy Mitchell Building Standards Team Leader - Kincardine and Mearns, Marr, and Formartine
Lorna Allan Building Standards Team Leader - Banff and Buchan, Garioch, and Buchan

Local teams

We have six area teams in Aberdeenshire:

Banff and Buchan

Name Job title
Reuben Birch Senior Building Standards Surveyor
Jack Ferries Building Standards Surveyor
Kyle Ritchie Building Standards Technical Assistant


Name Job title
Gordon Fraser Senior Building Standards Surveyor
Scott Sanderson Building Standards Surveyor
Louise Duncan Building Standards Surveyor
David Barbour Building Standards Technical Assistant


Name Job title
David Clark Senior Building Standards Surveyor
Elise Fleming Building Standards Surveyor
Colin Lawson Building Standards Technical Assistant


Name Job title
Magnus Laurenson Building Standards Surveyor
Gillean Morrison Building Standards Surveyor (part time)
Ryan Hislop Building Standards Surveyor
Kerry Milne Building Standards Surveyor
Martin Slesser Building Standards Technical Assistant
Peter Ehrenzeller Building Standards Technical Assistant

Kincardine and Mearns

Name Job title
Tony Julian Building Standards Surveyor
Graham MacKintosh Building Standards Surveyor
Annika Samland Building Standards Surveyor
Carolyn Hall Building Standards Surveyor
Keith Edwards Building Standards Technical Assistant


Name Job title
Fiona Bain Senior Building Standards Surveyor
Emma Emslie Building Standards Surveyor
Jill Binnie Building Standards Surveyor (part time)
Lois Petrie Building Standards Surveyor
Lynne Davidson Building Standards Technical Assistant