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. Apply for a Licence to do Roadworks in Dublin City A road opening licence is required to excavate a public road or footpath in Dublin city. Apply for a licence to place telecommunication infrastructure in Dublin A telecommunication cabinet licence is required to place telecommunication infrastructure on a public road or footpath in Dublin city. 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. Apply for a case, rack or shelf licence in Dublin Information on how to apply to Dublin City Council for a case, rack or shelf licence.