Skip Permit Application – When do you need one?

You need to buy a permit to put a skip on a public road where parking restrictions apply.

This includes:

  • Double yellow lines
  • Paid parking zones, e.g. pay-and-display
  • Clearways

For any further information, please contact the Roadworks Control Unit on Tel. (01) 222 2246.

Skip Permit application form download


  • You must submit this form every time you want a skip permit (there are no automatic renewals).
  • Return the completed form to Environment & Transportation Department, Roadworks Control Unit, Block 2, Floor 6, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8
  • Enclose the appropriate fee (see fees below) in cheque or money order, made payable to ‘Dublin City Council’. You can also pay using credit card or debit card.
  • Do not send cash in the post


Skip permit fees

In a zone without paid-parking (but with parking restrictions, e.g. clearways):

  • 5 metres of roadspace: €27.00 per 24 hours

For zones with paid-parking:

  • Very high demand zone: €50 per 24 hours
  • High demand zone: €41 per 24 hours
  • Average demand zone: €27 per 24 hours
  • Low demand zone: €19 per 24 hours

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