Contact Planning team

There are a number of ways to contact our team:

General enquiries

For general advice and help with planning issues please email planning@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or contact the appropriate local office.

Correspondence address

If you are applying for planning permission in paper, please send all letters and documents to: 

ePlanning team
Aberdeenshire Council
Planning and Building Standards
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

Winston House
39 Castle Street
Banff
AB45 1DQ 
Telephone: 01261 455811
Email: bb.planapps@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Team manager: Chris Ormiston

Ellon office – Formartine Team

45 Bridge Street
Ellon
AB41 9AA
Telephone: 01467 539819
Email: fo.planapps@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Team manager: Darren Ross

Inverurie office – Garioch Team

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

Peterhead office – Buchan Team

Buchan House
St Peter Street
Peterhead
AB42 1QF
Telephone: 01779 403734
Email: bu.planapps@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Team manager: Darren Ross

Stonehaven office – Kincardine and Mearns and Marr Teams

Viewmount
Arduthie Road
Stonehaven
AB39 2DQ
Telephone: 01569 690544
Email: km.planapps@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or ma.planapps@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Team manager: Neil Stewart

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

Planning enforcement enquiries

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

Drop in surgeries

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 Fraserburgh office that is open every Wednesday from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Contact planning office in Stonehaven to check next surgery date. 

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