News

  • Valuation Roll appeals

    The Secretary to the Aberdeen City Valuation Appeal Committee has issued citations for a hearing on 27 June 2018. Details of the hearing and a list of the appeals to be heard can be found here https://www.grampian-vjb.gov.uk/valuation-roll/valuation-roll-appeals/valuation-appeal-committee/

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  • 6 February 2018 marks the centenary of (some) women being entitled to vote

    On this day in 1918 the Representation of the People Act granted some women over the age of 30 the right to vote.  It was not until 1928 that women and men were granted the same rights to vote in elections. Democracy is still denied from many across the globe.  Britain is considered to have […]

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  • 95,000 Grampian households respond online

    We are following up any households who have still to get round to responding to their household enquiry forms.  The law requires us to visit each household who does not respond to the autumn 2017 household canvass. So far 95,000 households have responded online – this is a significant increase on the 80,000 households who […]

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  • Electoral registers revised

    The electoral registers were revised for 1 December.  We are pleased to report that almost 95,000 households responded to the annual canvass using digital media – this is a significant increase on the 80,000 households who responded online in 2016 and helps us to keep our postage and processing costs down. The 1 December 2017 […]

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  • Valuation Roll appeals

    The Secretaries to the Aberdeen City Valuation Appeal Committee and the Moray Valuation Appeal Committee have issued citations for hearings on 7 March 2018 & 22 March 2018 respectively. Details of the hearings and lists of the appeals to be heard can be found here https://www.grampian-vjb.gov.uk/valuation-roll/valuation-roll-appeals/valuation-appeal-committee/

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  • Shooting rights and deer forests

    The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 removed the exemption from non-domestic rates that had applied to shooting rights and deer forests from 1 April 2017.   This means that shooting rights over land and deer forests are now valued for rating purposes.  We issued valuation notices for the bulk of subjects over the last week that […]

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  • Revaluation Appeal deadline

    The deadline for making an appeal against the revaluation values that were published on 15 March 2017 and came into force on 1 April 2017 is Saturday 30 September 2017.  The quickest way to lodge an appeal is to go to www.saa.gov.uk and complete the online appeal application.   For more detail on the valuation […]

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  • Aberdeenshire Council by-election – Inverurie and District – 12 October

    A by-election to elect a new councillor for Ward 11 Inverurie and District will be held on 12 October.  If you have changed address and need to update your details on the electoral register, please use the register to vote button at the foot of this page.  The deadline for updating your details is 26 […]

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  • Holidays over? Time to make sure you have responded to your canvass form

    With school holidays over we hope that everyone will make sure they respond to their canvass.  If you respond online it saves taxpayer funds. Online responses to the annual issue of household enquiry forms have increased by 30% when compared to 2016. Go to  householdresponse.com/grampian  and key in the two security numbers provided on the […]

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  • Household canvass – go online to save public money

    Canvass forms will be delivered to addresses in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray this week.  They help us keep the electoral register up to date by asking each household to confirm who is living at their address. Save public money by responding online.  Go to  householdresponse.com/grampian  and key in the two security numbers provided on the household […]

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