Kerry County Council Draft Noise Action Plan 2019

Kerry County Council being the designated Action Planning Authority under Article 7 of the Environmental Noise Regulations, 2006 (SI No. 140 of 2006) has prepared a Draft Noise Action Plan to address noise from major roads in the county with traffic flows greater than 3 million vehicles per annum. The plan does not apply to noise from domestic activities, noise created by neighbours, noise at workplaces or noise inside a means of transport or due to military activities in military areas.

The draft plan and associated maps will be available for inspection from 27th March to 8th May 2019 during normal working hours (9.00 am to 4.00 pm) at the following locations:

  • Kerry County Council, County Buildings, Rathass, Tralee, Co. Kerry
  • Kerry National Road Design Office, The Island Centre, Castleisland, Co. Kerry
  • Killarney Municipal Area Office, Town Hall, Killarney, Co. Kerry
  • Listowel Municipal Area Office, Arás an Phiarsaigh, Charles St., Listowel, Co. Kerry
  • Killorglin Area Office, Library Place, Iveragh Road, Killorglin, Co. Kerry
  • Caherciveen Area Office, Kerry County Council, Courthouse, Caherciveen, Co. Kerry
  • Kenmare Area Office, The Library, Shelbourne St., Kenmare, Co. Kerry
  • Oifig Ceantair an Daingin, Tigh Fearann na Cille, An Daingean, Co. Chiarraí

The draft plan and associated maps are also available for download below:

Submissions or observations in respect of the draft plan should be made in writing entitled Submission – Draft Noise Action Plan’ before 4.00 pm 22nd May 2019 to:

Corporate Services, Kerry County Council, County Buildings, Rathass, Tralee, Co. Kerry.

Application Forms
  • Scaffolding Licence
  • Casual Trading Licence
  • Abnormal Load Permit
  • Off Road Dumper Permit
  • Road Opening Licence
  • Finger Post Licence Application Form
  • Finger Post Licence Renewal Form
  • Community Involvement Scheme
Burial Grounds

There are 153 Burial Grounds under the control of Kerry County Council. The Council employs part –time caretakers to look after the upkeep of many of these burial grounds.

It is Council policy to work with and involve local communities in the maintenance and upkeep of local burial grounds. Kerry County Council currently works with and gives financial aid to 50 Local Burial Ground Committees.

It is important to note that 92 of the County’s 153 Burial Grounds are classified as Archaeological sites and, accordingly, are protected by the National Monuments Act.   Any works to be undertaken in these Burial Grounds require advance approval from the Council’s engineering and archaeological staff.

  • Terms of Purchase of Interment Rights in a Lawn Style Burial Ground
  • Application for Exhumation Licence
  • Bye-Laws for Cemeteries Advert
  • Bye-Laws for Cemeteries
  • Draft (Casual Trading) Bye-Laws 2017 – Banna Beach Car Park, Banna, County Kerry
  • Draft Casual Trading Bye-Laws Kenmare
  • Section 38 – N71 The Square, Park Lane and East Park Lane, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
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