Housing and local services Find out about owning and renting a property, council services and emergency planning. Rent Pressure Zone checker Check whether an address is in a Rent Pressure Zone. Buying and owning a property Information about buying, taxing, keeping and selling a home or business property. Council tax Information about council tax bands, applications and how to pay. Find your local council Visit your local council website. 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. 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 your rights and what help and advice is available to help you stay in your home. Rubbish, recycling, streets and roads Includes collecting large waste items, garden waste and reporting problems. Emergency planning Find out how to be prepared for and respond to emergencies like flooding and severe winter weather.