Ruinous and Dilapidated Buildings

Under Article 66 of the Pollution Control and Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order 1978, if it appears to the Council that a building or structure is by reason of its ruinous or dilapidated condition, seriously detrimental to the amenities of the neighbourhood, then the Council may by Notice require the owner to carry out works of repair or restoration as may be necessary in the interests of amenity.

If you wish to make a complaint about a building or structure that you feel is ruinous and dilapidated and seriously detrimental to the amenities of your neighbourhood you can contact the Environmental Health Department at 0300 303 1777.

Please Note
If you make a complaint, the Council will endeavour to ensure your complaint details remain confidential but this cannot always be guaranteed.  Additionally, in some circumstances, during investigation, it may be necessary to disclose personal details.