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  • Dangerous structures
    • Dangerous Structures

      Building Standards has a responsibility to deal with dangerous buildings as they occur.

  • Day care
    • Care Services

      The care services section covers a range of services, guidance and information including Carer Support including Respite Breaks for Carers, Care Services for Children, Care for Young People, Children in care, residential care for children, young people in care, care for disabled people, learning disability care, the Ability Centre, home care, garden maintenance, care homes, sheltered housing, physical disability service and sensory support service.

  • Death
    • Deaths

      Help and advice when coping with a bereavement.

  • Debt advice services
  • Democracy and elections
    • Democracy Events

      There is evidence that young people are under-represented in the electoral process (from getting on to the electoral register to voting). The council has an ongoing programme of events in schools throughout West Lothian with the aim of increasing participation in the electoral process.

    • Election Results

      The Council holds details of election results in West Lothian going back to the 1970's. Contact the Election Office if the results you are interested in are not available here.

  • Disability
    • Help for Adults

      Find information, advice and resources available for adults in West Lothian including Domestic and Sexual Assault Team (DASAT), Living in Safe Accommodation (LISA), Stop Smoking Service, Physical Disability Service, Alcohol and Drugs Partnership, asylum, immigration and citizenship.

  • Disabled parking
    • Blue Badge

      The Blue Badge Scheme provides a national arrangement across the UK and a partnership arrangement in other European Union member states.

    • Parking for Disabled People

      West Lothian Council recognises that people with disabilities often have difficulty in carrying out their everyday activities because they cannot find convenient parking. The council has introduced a number of measures to help you park nearer your home and public places.

  • Disabled parking permits
    • Applying for a Blue Badge

      Find out if you are eligible for a blue badge and how to apply.

    • Expired Badges

      A Blue Badge is issued for a maximum of 3 years. At the end of the period stated on your existing badge you will need to re-apply and supply up to date evidence of your entitlement and address.

    • Passported Benefits

      Personal Independence Payment (PIP) - Passporting arrangements for the Blue Badge Scheme

    • Replacement Badges

      West Lothian Council provides replacement blue badges at no cost to the badge holder.

  • Dog litter bins
    • Report Dog Fouling

      Where dog mess needs cleaned up, you want to request a dog bin or have an existing one emptied, please use our online form.

    • Tackling Dog Fouling - Paws for Thought

      'Paws for Thought' is a new dog fouling initiative, currently under way in West Lothian to encourage responsible dog owners to help keep our streets and parks clean.

  • Domestic violence
    • Domestic Abuse

      How to report Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence

    • Help for Adults

      Find information, advice and resources available for adults in West Lothian including Domestic and Sexual Assault Team (DASAT), Living in Safe Accommodation (LISA), Stop Smoking Service, Physical Disability Service, Alcohol and Drugs Partnership, asylum, immigration and citizenship.

  • Dropped kerbs
    • Dropped Kerbs

      If you want to lower a kerb or pavement - to create a driveway, for example - you must employ an approved Contractor who, in turn, must apply for a permit from Operational Services, Roads and Transportation team.

  • Drugs use and abuse
    • Help for Adults

      Find information, advice and resources available for adults in West Lothian including Domestic and Sexual Assault Team (DASAT), Living in Safe Accommodation (LISA), Stop Smoking Service, Physical Disability Service, Alcohol and Drugs Partnership, asylum, immigration and citizenship.

    • Social Work Services

      Find social work services available in West Lothian including Children and Families Social Work, Social Work Emergency Team, Drugs and Alcohol Addiction, Learning Disability Service and Self Directed Support.