Local planning

Where to find information on local planning issues

Aberdeenshire Council planning services

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.

Planning applications 

Information from Aberdeenshire Council

Search planning applications
Search for planning applications, save searches, track applications and set up notifications.

Weekly lists of planning applications
Aberdeenshire Council publish weekly lists of planning applications and notifications for each area which have been registered with them.

Local development plans

Information from Aberdeenshire Council

Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan 2028
The council has started work on the Local Development Plan (LDP) that they  anticipate will be approved in 2028 for the period between 2028 and 2038.  Aberdeenshire Council are currently in the process of preparing 33 topic papers which will be completed by the first quarter of 2024. You can view papers that are open for comments and have your say on the LDP consultation hub

Aberdeenshire Council plans and policies
Includes the local development plans (LDP) for 2017 and 2022, the main issues report and the strategic development plan

Local Development Plan Newsletter (latest and archive)
Stay up to date on the progress of the Local Development Plan by signing up to the Aberdeenshire Council LDP newsletter - email LDP@aberdeenshire.gov.uk (use subject LDP Newsletter) to join the mailing list.

Developer consultations

We post information about consultation events run by developers working on projects in our area on our news page and Facebook page.  

Developers who present to the Community Council at our monthly meetings are listed in our meeting agendas.


Third Monday of the month.  See our meeting page