List of Authorised Weighbridges within Co. Kerry

Appointed Weighbridges – Section of the Finance Excise Duties Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 1960 and Section 15(1) (a) of the Road Traffic Act, 1961

Licensing Authority – Kerry County Council

All weighing for Kerry Motor Taxation purposes must be carried out at a weighbridge approved and appointed by Kerry Motor Tax:

Authorised Weighbridges:

Ballyvirrane Waste Transfer Station, Ballyvirrane, Milltown.
Coolcaslagh Waste Transfer Station, Coolcaslagh, Killarney
Caherciveen Waste Transfer Station, Inchmactaige, Caherciveen
Kenmare Waste Transfer Station, Claddanure, Kenmare
Kellihers Agri Feeds, Ballymullen, Tralee.

Commercial (Goods) Vehicles must submit a valid weight docket from an authorised weighbridge issued within past 3 working days when required as part of a motor tax application.

A valid weight docket is required if the unladen weight of the vehicle is greater than or equal to 1524 kgs OR if there is no weight for the vehicle recorded on the Motor Tax National Vehicle Driver System(NVDF) OR a change in the weight of the vehicle since first registration of the vehicle. Any queries in relation to the requirement for a weight docket can be made to your local Motor Tax Office.

Any fee for weighing is payable to the weighbridge operator by the registered owner of the vehicle.


Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email:

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