Permits and Licences A permit or licence may be required from us beforehand if you wish to do something that occupies a public road or footpath. Abnormal Load Permit Apply for an abnormal load permit oversized vehicle exceptionally sized vehicle transport by road. Apply for a Hoarding Scaffold Permit A build a scaffold or hoarding license is required for scaffolding or hoarding on a path or a road. Cranes, Hoists and Vehicles Permits A permit is required when positioning a mobile crane, hoist, vehicle in Dublin city. Temporary Road Closure Permit Information on temporarily closing a road in Dublin City. Put a Skip on Your Road Information on getting a permit for a skip.