Contact Planning team

The Planning Service is experiencing resourcing issues which may delay response times. Please use the public access register as this is the quickest way to view and track progress on applications.

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

View our Customer Briefing Notes for the latest changes to the Planning Service.

General enquiries

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

Correspondence address

All correspondence should be sent to:

ePlanning team
Aberdeenshire Council

Arduthie Road
AB39 2DQ

Arrange a meeting

If you wish to request a virtual or face to face meeting, please contact us to book a suitable time slot and location, by:

Please let us know in advance if you have any special requirements that we need to take into consideration.

Local offices

Planning staff are located in 6 area offices. Please note that offices are not permanently staffed. Please contact us in advance to arrange a meeting.

Banff and Inverurie offices

Banff office
Town House
Low Street
AB45 1AY
Telephone: 01467 534333
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Inverurie office
Gordon House
Blackhall Road
AB51 3WA 
Telephone: 01467 534333

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Banff, Buchan and Garioch Team

Name Job title
Chris Ormiston Team Manager
Helen Atkinson Senior Planner
Lindsay Geddes Senior Planner
Jim Martin Senior Planner
Marie Higgins Planner
Edward Devlin Planner
Timothy Xu Planner
Jane Whytock-Celeste Planner
Erin Gilchrist Planner
Jonathan Doig Planner
Willard Matiashe Planner
Fenella McLeay Planning Technician
Caroline Ormiston Planning Technician
Shona Robbie Planning Technician
Juliet Low Planning Technician

Ellon and Peterhead offices

Ellon office
Ellon Library
Station Road
AB41 9AE
Telephone: 01467 534333

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Peterhead office
Buchan House

St Peter Street
AB42 1QF
Telephone: 01467 534333

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Buchan and Formartine Team

Name Job title
Darren Ross Team Manager
Ann Ramsay Senior Planner
Alan Davidson Senior Planner
Sally Wood Senior Planner
Sarah Graham Planner
Laura Dingwall Planner
Rudy Caluccio Planner
Sam Kerr Planner
Jen Chalmers Planner
Galina Fomina Planner
Nnaemeka Nnadi Planner
Lyndsey Bagshaw Planning Technician
Elaine Dixon Planning Technician
Donna Degning Planning Technician
Roger Smith Planning Technician

Stonehaven office

Arduthie Road
AB39 2DQ
Telephone: 01467 534333

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Kincardine and Mearns and Marr Team

Name Job title
Neil Stewart Team Manager
Gregor Spence Senior Planner
Neil Mair Senior Planner
Louise Todd Senior Planner
Ann Grant Planner
Graham Hannaford Planner
Aude Chaiban Planner
Caitlin Stephen Planner
Pete Mason Planner
Amy Mcfadzean Planner
Anna Edovina Planner
Sarah Nichols Planning Technician
Catriona McAllister Planning Technician
Karen Stobo Planning Technician

Aberdeen office

Woodhill House
Westburn Road
AB16 5GB
Telephone: 01467 534333
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Strategic Development Delivery Team

Name Job title
Wendy Forbes Team Manager
James Hewitt Senior Planner
Stuart Newlands Planner
Fiona Rendall Planner
Stephanie MacMillan Planner
Peter Fraser Planner

Planning enforcement enquiries

Planning Enforcement
Infrastructure Services
Aberdeenshire Council
Gordon House
Blackhall Road
AB51 3WA
Telephone: 01467 534333