Pest Control

The Comhairle do not provide a pest control Service, however, officers will provide advice if required. 

Some advice and guidance – together with contact details for some pest control companies available locally – is available in these information leaflets:

Advice and Guidance on Common Pests (287.2kB) (Opens in a new window or downloads a file)

Advice and Guidance on Urban Gulls (552.9kB) (Opens in a new window or downloads a file)

Advice and Guidance on Bedbugs (273.0kB) (Opens in a new window or downloads a file)

Advice and Guidance on Rats (35.1kB) (Opens in a new window or downloads a file)

The Comhairle offers a free insect identification and advice service.  Please Contact Us for further information.

Complaints About Rats or Mice

The Comhairle has powers under the Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949 to ensure that landowners keep their property free from rats and mice or any items that may provide harbourage for them.  If you have a complaint of this nature please Contact Us for further information.