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Planning Application: Retail units and drive through cafe, Hill of Banchory East

An application for planning consent has been submitted to Aberdeenshire Council for the "Erection of 3 Retail Units (Class 1), Cafe Unit (Class 3) with Associated Drive Thru Lane and Provision of Surface Car Parking with an Additional EV Charging Hub, Landscaping and Ancillary Works |Land To The North Of Tesco Store Hill Of Banchory East Banchory".

The plans and associated documentation can be viewed online at this link.

Comments on the proposal can be submitted to Aberdeenshire Council using the "Make a Comment" button at the above link, or by using the details below using reference APP/2022/2690. The expiry date for comments is 02 Feb 2023.

ePlanning team

Aberdeenshire Council


Arduthie Road


AB39 2DQ

To be valid, your comment should state clearly why you think Aberdeenshire Council should or should not grant planning permission, clearly stating within your comments where you support or object to the proposal. It also needs to raise a valid material consideration such as positive or negative impacts on:

  • light received

  • privacy and amenity

  • appearance of area

  • conservation area

  • setting or character of a listed building

  • built heritage

  • previous planning decisions

  • noise, odour and disturbance

  • traffic and parking

  • natural environment

  • design, layout and materials

Further information about how to comment on a planning application can be found at this link.

This area of land falls outside the boundary of Banchory Community Council, however we will be submitting our views to the process. Please contact us on to raise specific issues with us about this application.


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