Hoarding & Scaffolding Licence
Section 254 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 governs the issuing of a Hoarding, Fencing or Scaffolding Licence.
The Authority may grant a licence for the construction of hoarding, fencing or scaffolding on a public road. A person applying for a licence shall furnish to the Authority such plans and other information concerning the position, design and capacity of the structure as the authority may require.
A licence may be granted for such period and upon such conditions as the Authority may specify. Where in the opinion of the Authority the structure causes an obstruction or becomes dangerous, the Authority may by notice in writing, withdraw the licence and require the licensee to remove the structure, at his or her own expense.
The application should be accompanied by:
(a) A public liability policy in the amount of €6.4 million with a specific indemnity for Galway County Council.
(b) The appropriate fee:
(i) For a period of one year €1,250.
(ii) For a period of more than one year €1,250 per year or part of year.
(iii) For a period of less than one year €125 per month or part of a month