Roads and Traffic

Start a Parking Scheme

Please note Dublin City Council are not accepting any new applications for Pay & Display & Permit Parking Schemes or change of hours for Pay & Display and Permit Parking schemes for the duration of the COVID 19 crisis. 


Introduction of a Residents' Permit Parking Scheme

Coach Parking in Dublin City

To all Coach Operators, as of Monday 30th of March 2020,  Dublin City Council will be introducing Coach Parking Charges for 68 No. designated Coach Parking spaces throughout the city, this is as per the 2019 Parking Byelaws and as approved by the elected members of Dublin City Council in 2019.

The cost of using one of these spaces will be €9 per hour for a maximum stay of 2 hours at all locations, Monday to Sunday, between the hours of 07.00 and 19.00

HGV Management Strategy

The Dublin Port Tunnel opened on 20 December 2006 providing direct access between Dublin Port and the national road network for Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs). Dublin City Council introduced the HGV Management Strategy to encourage maximum use of the Port Tunnel by port-related traffic and to enhance the city centre environment.

How To Appeal A Clamping or tow-away decision

If you feel that the clamping or tow-away of your vehicle was unfair or mistaken, you can lodge an appeal. Some common reasons why appeals are made include:

Taxing a Private/Commercial Vehicle

Taxing a Private/Commercial Vehicle for the first time

You can tax a new or imported vehicle for the first time by post, in person or online.

Replace a Tax Document

You can replace any of the motor tax documents listed below. To do so, you must pay the charge shown below:

  • Registration Book: €12
  • Vehicle Registration Certificate: €12
  • Tax Disc: €6
  • Trailer Card: €6

Get a Replacement Document

To apply for a replacement document, follow these steps:

Reilly’s Bridge / Ratoath Road Realignment and Overbridge

Ratoath Road Realignment and Overbridge to Replace Reilly’s Bridge, Co. Dublin

The Ratoath Road links Cabra to Dunsink in north Dublin. The road crosses the Dublin to Sligo Railway Line at a level crossing and the Royal Canal at an existing masonry arch bridge. For the reasons described below, an April 2008 feasibility study recommended the closure of the level crossing, XG002.

Roads and Traffic Projects

Schemes currently under construction:

Change a Vehicle's Owner

Tax a Vehicle Online

Apply for Motor Tax Online

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