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Scaffolding licence

A licence is required if it is proposed to erect a hoarding/fence/scaffold on a public roadway or public footpath. The application must set out the works proposed, duration of works, and the provisions to be made for pedestrians where works will encroach on the footpath.

An application form for a scaffolding licence may be obtained from the Planning and Enterprise Development Section of Clare County Council.  Tel: (065) 682 1616. E-mail:

The application form may also be downloaded via the following link:

Licence application form under Section 254 (scaffolding, hoarding, etc)

Page last reviewed: 29/05/15

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Planning Department
Clare County Council
Áras Contae an Chláir
New Road
Co. Clare
V95 DXP2
(065) 6846232
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