Housing and local services Find out about owning and renting a property, council services and emergency planning. Buying and owning a property Information about buying, taxing, keeping and selling a home or business property. Energy efficiency at home Information on making your home more energy efficient and reducing energy bills. Water supplies and sewerage Find out about water supplies and sewerage. Council tax Information about council tax bands, applications and how to pay. Emergency planning Find out how to be prepared for and respond to emergencies like flooding and severe winter weather. Find your local council Visit your local council website. Home safety and repairs Information about home maintenance, repairs and safety. Landlords, letting agents and property factors Find out what you need to know if you are a landlord, including how to hire a letting agent or property factor. Libraries and library resources Find your local library, use digital library resources, visit the National Library of Scotland. Rent Pressure Zone checker Check whether an address is in a Rent Pressure Zone. Mobile homes Information for mobile home owners, mobile home site owners and gypsy travellers. Noise, neighbours, pets and pests Includes neighbour disputes, reporting noise nuisance and looking after pets. Planning permissions, appeals and building regulations Find out how to get planning permission, appeal a planning decision and meet building regulations and standards. Renting a property Information on starting and ending a tenancy with a private landlord, or applying for social housing. Repossessions, emergency housing and evictions Information on what support is available to help you stay in your home. Includes your rights if you're facing homelessness or are homeless. Rubbish, recycling, streets and roads Includes collecting large waste items, garden waste and reporting problems.