Derelict properties - public safety
Long-term empty properties should be secure and pose no risk to the public. In some cases, the local council may compulsorily purchase insecure or unsafe properties for renovation or demolition. This is the responsibility of borough and district councils.
Visit your local district or borough council for this service
In North Yorkshire this service is delivered by your local district or borough council. Use the links below to visit your district or borough council website: