Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We have decided to close all offices to the public with immediate effect and we no longer accept cash or cheque payments. Please use our online services or call us through the Contact Centre to make a payment or get the help, advice and support you require. The hubs opened in our schools will continue to operate as planned.

View further updates on coronavirus (COVID-19).

Contact Planning team

There are a number of ways to contact the Planning team:

General enquiries

For general help and advice with planning issues you can call us on 01467 534333 or email planning@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or contact the appropriate local office.

Correspondence address

All correspondence should be sent to:

ePlanning team
Aberdeenshire Council

Viewmount
Arduthie Road
Stonehaven
AB39 2DQ
Email: planningonline@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Local offices

Our planning teams are based in 5 offices throughout Aberdeenshire and at our headquarters in Aberdeen:

Banff office – Banff and Buchan Team

Town House
Low Street
Banff
AB45 1AY

Telephone: 01467 534333
Email: planning@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Team manager: Chris Ormiston
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Ellon office – Formartine Team

45 Bridge Street
Ellon
AB41 9AA
Telephone: 01467 534333
Email: planning@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Team manager: Darren Ross

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Inverurie office - Garioch Team

Gordon House
Blackhall Road
Inverurie
AB51 3WA 
Telephone: 01467 534333
Email: planning@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Team manager: Chris Ormiston

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Peterhead office – Buchan Team

Buchan House
St Peter Street
Peterhead
AB42 1QF
Telephone: 01467 534333
Email: planning@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Team manager: Darren Ross

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Stonehaven office – Kincardine and Mearns and Marr Teams

Viewmount
Arduthie Road
Stonehaven
AB39 2DQ
Telephone: 01467 534333
Email: planning@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Team manager: Neil Stewart

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Aberdeen office – Strategic Development Delivery Team

Woodhill House
Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
Telephone: 01467 536230
Email: planning@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Team manager: Wendy Forbes
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Planning enforcement enquiries

Planning Enforcement
Infrastructure Services
Aberdeenshire Council
Gordon House
Blackhall Road
Inverurie
AB51 3WA
Telephone: 01467 534333
Email: planningenforcement@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Drop in surgeries

In light of government advice to limit public interaction due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, drop-in surgeries will be conducted via telephone until further notice. For all enquiries, please call 01467534333.

We hold surgery sessions with planning officers to offer planning advice and consultation at our local area offices:

You can drop in our offices every 2 weeks on a Wednesday between 10am and 12.30pm. Except for our Alford office that is open every second Thursday, from 10am to 12.30pm.

Contact planning office in Stonehaven to check next surgery date.

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