Kerry now has a single Local Authority

Tralee, Killarney, Listowel Town Councils abolished on June 1st  2014

As a result of the Local Government Reform Act 2014, the Town Council structure is being abolished. From June 1st 2014, Tralee, Killarney and Listowel Town Councils will cease to exist.

All services and activities carried out by the Town Councils will be continued by Kerry County Council.

However, the majority of transactions and business which was carried out in the Town Halls will continue there. This includes transactions such as:

  • Payment of Housing Rents
  • Requests for Housing Repairs (These will be logged in the Town Halls and you will be contacted by Kerry County Council’s Housing Department)
  • Payment of Parking Fines
  • Applications for Parking Permits

Applications and Queries relating to:

  • Road Opening licences
  • Scaffolding licences
  • Erection of Hoarding licences
  • Street Cleaning
  • Maintenance of Public Parks & Playgrounds
  • Traffic Wardens
  • School wardens

The following issues will no longer be dealt with at the Town Hall, but will instead by dealt with centrally by Kerry County Council, either at Áras an Chontae, or one of Kerry County Council’s external offices.

  • Planning Applications,
  • Planning Enforcement
  • Social Housing Applications,
  • Commercial Charges & Rates,
  • Derelict Sites


Frequently Asked Questions
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Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

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