Report a dangerous building or structure

We are responsible for investigating reports of dangerous buildings and structures which could endanger the public. This also includes -

  • garden walls
  • fences
  • hoardings

If you find a dangerous building or structure within the city boundary you can report it to us.

Report a dangerous structure (opens in a new window)

We will visit the location within 24 hours. If deemed dangerous we can request the owner of the building makes it safe. For urgent issues the council can exercise its powers under section 77 and 78 of the Building Act 1984.

The below address is not open to the public.

You can contact us via post at -

Planning Services
Floor 2
The Guildhall
Alfred Gelder Street

Email -