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Some driveways require planning permission before they can be built.
An application for a driveway can be downloaded from the link on the right. You can also use the contacts below in the first instance
They will give advice on the criteria required for a driveway and whether the driveway will require a planning application.
You may also be required to apply for a dropped kerb/footway crossing - please see the related links to the right.
If no planning application is required they will advise if the driveway is acceptable with regard to our standards.
Please note: As of 1st April 2011 there is now a charge for all driveway applications of £60+VAT (£72) payable to Aberdeen City Council and must be included with all application forms. Please note this applies to successful and refused applications.
All driveways require permission before they can cross a footpath.
These are governed by policy and are available in the panel on the right.
The application form is also available in the "Download Documents" section on right hand side.
Payment can be made by cheque or postal order with the application or alternatively cash can be made at Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen.
Please note: There is a charge for all driveway and driveway extension applications of £60 payable to Aberdeen City Council and must be included with the application form. This applies to successful and refused applications.
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- Driveway Applications Team
Aberdeen City Council
Business Hub 11
2nd Floor West
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