Aberdeenshire Council planning services
Includes links to planning applications search, building warrants, development plans (LDP), master plans, built heritage, planning enforcement, natural heritage, archaeology and property enquiries.
Aberdeenshire Council planning applications
Search for planning applications, save searches, track applications and set up notifications
Aberdeenshire Council plans and policies
Includes the local development plans (LDP) for 2017 and 2022, the main issues report and the strategic development plan
Aberdeenshire Council waste management
Includes bins, recycling and more
Aberdeenshire Council roads
Includes fault reporting service (broken street lights), list of upcoming road maintenance and more
Aberdeenshire Council roadworks
Includes list of road maintenance, how to set up your tailored email alerts for roadworks and more
Aberdeenshire Council reporting dog fouling
Report dog fouling
Aberdeenshire Council Housing Online portal
Apply for council housing and if you're a tenant check your rent, view your balance, see current charges and your full statement online.
There is a lot more information, a search and an online chat tool on the Aberdeenshire Council website
If you need to report an environmental incident, defined by SEPA as
"An environmental event is an incident which has, or may have, an environmental impact." you can do this using the SEPA website reporting tool or by calling the SEPA pollution hotline on 0800 80 70 60
Please remember that SEPA guidance is to notify emergency services when there is an immediate threat to life, health and/or property.
Aberdeenshire Council environmental health
Includes environmental health, noise and light pollution, septic tanks, food safety, contaminated land and more
SSEN compensation following Storm Arwen - SSEN "...announced that we [SSEN] are voluntarily increasing statutory compensation payments by 20%, recognising the exceptional impact of Storm Arwen. Compensation payments will be calculated following Ofgem's Guaranteed Standards plus SSEN enhancement:
Customers who were without power for 48 hours will receive £70.
Those who were without electricity for longer than 48 hours will receive an additional £70 for each 12-hour period that they did not have power.
SSEN will enhance the total amount by 20% and will issue the payments to customers automatically.
You do not need to contact us [SSSEN] to receive this compensation.
Both the standard and additional compensation payments will be made automatically, where possible, as soon as data verification is complete. Payments will be issued before Christmas to as many customers as SSEN can process, with those without power the longest given priority.
Claims process for accommodation and food costs: As a priority, and separate to automatic compensation payments, we are also processing reimbursement to customers for reasonable hotel accommodation and food expenses. Affected customers are asked to submit claims to Storm.Payments@ssen.co.uk, including all receipts."
Information taken from the SSEN website, full details at:
Financial support - if a household is experiencing financial insecurity and they have lost e.g. fridge/freezer contents due to storm Arwen, they may be able to get support from the Advice and Support Team. They should call the Storm Arwen helpline on 0808 1963 384 - Note from Aberdeenshire Council
Scottish Welfare Fund Crisis Grants - the fund is administered by councils in Scotland to provide financial support to people who are facing a crisis or need help to live in the community. It is normally a one-off grant for living expenses or household goods.
Examples of the types of items you can get a crisis grant for include:
- heating costs
- travel costs
- costs for temporary accommodation
More information and how to apply on the Aberdeenshire Council website
Water supplies - if you are on a private water supply and have no water, please contact 0808 196 3384. This is an Aberdeenshire Council helpline and you will be passed to Environmental Health who will assist you. Update from Aberdeenshire Council.