Local authorities may provide on street cycle parking facilities in designated areas.
Declaration of Public Road Consultation
You can comment on or object to a local authority proposal to declare a road a public road.
Declaration of Public Road Request
You can request a local authority to declare a road a public road and to take responsibility for maintaining it.
Drainage from Public Roads Enforcement
Local authorities may take action against landowners who do not take reasonable steps to let water drain from a public road onto their land or who let water, soil or other materials escape from their land onto a public road.
Extinguishment of Public Right of Way Consultation
You can comment on or object to a local authority proposal to remove a public right of way.
Extinguishment of Public Right of Way Oral Hearing Request
You can request a local authority to consider your objections or representations to remove a public right of way at an oral hearing.
Extinguishment of Vehicular Right of Way Consultation
You can comment on or object to a local authority proposal to remove a vehicular right of way.
Extinguishment of Vehicular Right of Way Oral Hearing Request
You can request a local authority to consider your or representations to proposals to remove vehicular right of way at an oral hearing.
Footpath Dishing Permission
You must apply to the local authority for permission to lower the level of a footpath to allow vehicles to enter your property.
Out of Hours Roads Emergency Phoneline
Local authorities may provide an out of hours emergency phoneline where you can report road emergencies.
Local authorities coordinate and manage roadworks to reduce their impact on traffic flow and maintain public safety.
Speed Limit Setting Consultation
Local authorities may set special speed limits near built-up areas, schools and housing estates to improve road safety for all road users. You can have an input into the proposed speed limits through consultation.
Local authorities, together with other agencies, provide and manage taxi ranks by planning their location, deciding on their size and hours of operation, and overseeing their use.
Tree and Hedge Cutting Enforcement
Local authorities may require landowners to cut trees, shrubs, hedges and other vegetation on their lands that interferes with the safe use of a public road or footpath. Local authorities may take action against landowners.
You must apply to the local authority if you want to temporarily close a road to facilitate building works, store materials, erect hoarding, fencing or scaffolding or place a crane or hoist on the road.
You can comment on or object to a local authority about its proposal to install or remove traffic calming measures such as road signs, road markings, bollards, modified road surfaces, speed ramps and speed cushions.
Traffic Calming Schemes
Local authorities may provide traffic calming measures such as signs, road markings, bollards, modified road surfaces, speed ramps and cushions to reduce speed rates and increase road safety.
Local authorities may engage school traffic wardens to operate school crossings and help children cross public roads safely on their way to and from school.
School Warning Lights
Local authorities may provide warning lights near schools to alert motorists to reduce speed and improve road safety.
Community Involvement Scheme
Local authorities may support local residents and landowners to restore regional and local roads which serve their properties. Residents and landowners must pay a contribution to the restoration works.
Local Improvement Scheme
Local authorities may provide support to groups of local residents and landowners for the restoration of non public local roads serving their properties. Residents and landowners must pay a community contribution to the restoration works.
Local authorities, together with An Taisce and local schools and businesses, may operate the park and stride scheme to encourage parents to park free of charge in designated car parks while they walk their children to school.
Sustainable Transportation Programme
Local authorities, together with the National Transport Authority, support sustainable public transport by providing bus corridors and services, cycle routes and walkways.
Sustainable Travel Initiatives
Local authorities may run initiatives such as National Bike Week, Mobility Week, Car Free Day and the Pedometer Challenge to promote sustainable travel.
Local authorities may provide financial support to property owners to install flood barriers to help protect their property from flooding.
Flood Defence Maintenance
Local authorities may maintain and repair flood barriers, drains, culverts and embankments in designated drainage districts.
Flood Relief Schemes
Local authorities, together with the Office of Public Works, may undertake flood prevention works such as construction of embankments and flood barriers, monitoring of water levels, and repairs and replacement of culverts and bridges.
Road Condition Monitoring
Local authorities monitor road conditions during severe weather to see if roads need sanding, gritting or removal of debris.
Local authorities may provide sandbags or gel bags to the public if there is a risk of flooding during severe weather.
Severe Weather Emergency Response
Local authorities, together with other public agencies, respond to severe weather threats such as storms, floods and heavy snowfall. Responses may include providing weather updates, carrying out flood relief measures, evacuating residents and animals from affected areas, and clearing of snow and ice from major routes.