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Eyesore Homes

Some homes and gardens can look a mess. It is the responsibility of owners (and tenants, where rented out) to keep homes and gardens looking presentable.

The council has limited power to intervene in these cases, but options include:

Please note that amenity powers under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 are not available as West Lothian has no Housing Renewal Areas. Due to other higher priority work, complaints concerning only the appearance of a home or garden are not routinely investigated and may not result in any action being taken.