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Arrangements for Wicklow County Council Offices and the Municipal District Offices for the week commencing Monday, 24th January 2022

The following arrangements are in place for Wicklow County Council Offices and the Municipal District Offices for the week commencing Monday, 24th January 2022.

Wicklow County Council, County Buildings, Wicklow:  In order to mitigate exposure to COVID-19 with the recent rise of the Omicron variant in-person public counters at County Buildings Wicklow and the Municipal Districts of Arklow, Blessington, Greystones and Wicklow will be open as follows commencing Monday the 17th January to Friday the 28th of January, both dates inclusive, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm.  Bray Municipal District Office is open Monday to Friday 10.00 am to 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm. This schedule will be kept under review and members of the public will be kept informed.  Wicklow County Council regrets any inconvenience caused. Motor taxation should be renewed online at or submitted by post.  Planning applications can also be submitted by post.  If attending, members of the public will be required to wear Face Coverings at all times in order to minimise the risk of the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Housing Services, Bray Municipal District:  Members of the public are asked to make contact in advance at  or by telephoning (01) 2744900 if they wish to make an appointment to meet with a member of the housing staff in the Bray Municipal District Offices.

 Bray to Greystones Cliff Walk:  The Bray to Greystones Cliff Walk remains partially closed, it is safe to walk from Bray along the Cliff Walk as far as Windgates steps. From there, walkers can take the alternative Bray Head Looped Trail, which can be quite challenging or return on the Cliff Walk back to Bray.  The Greystones side of the Cliff Walk is extremely dangerous and is closed in certain spots. The Council continues to assess and has put in place measures for the short-term protection of the public and are actively pursuing an alternative route for the sections of the walk which are currently closed due to erosion.    The patience and co-operation of the public are appreciated during this partial closure.

Re-opening Business: Outdoor tables and chairs licensing under Section 254, to support social distancing for business to re-open, is extended to 30th June 2022 and valid Section 254 licenses will need to be applied for to cover this extended period.


  • All libraries are fully operational
  • Study spaces are available for public use. Individual screens in place for extra safety
  • CO2 monitors installed in each library, for public safety and reassurance
  • Public access PCs available for use.
  • Class visits with pods of 6 or less with prior arrangement.
  • Events of 7+ require all attendees to show proof of vaccination against Covid 19
  • Printing and photocopying services are available.
  • Newspapers and magazines are now available in socially distanced areas

Libraries will continue to advise and expect visitors to the library to wear a face covering.

Members of the public can contact our offices via the following numbers/email addresses:

 Wicklow County Council, County Buildings, Wicklow. Telephone Email
Customer Service 0404 20100
Housing 0404 20120
Planning 0404 20148
Local Enterprise Office (LEO) 0404 30800
Motor Taxation (Motor taxation can be renewed online and or posted to County Buildings for processing.) 0404 20100 for Motor tax queries
Revenue 0404 20128 for Revenue queries
Environment 0404 20236


Transportation 0404 20181


Municipal District Offices Contact numbers Email
Bray Municipal District 01 2744900


Arklow Municipal District 0402 42700


Greystones Municipal District 01 2876694
Baltinglass Municipal District 045 891222


Blessington Office 045 891222


Tinahely Office 0402 38174


Wicklow Municipal District 0404 20173


Recycling Facilities at Bray, Wicklow, Arklow, Avoca and Rampere remain open this Saturday and on weekdays.  Further details are available on the Council’s Website.

Your Local Enterprise Office:  The LEO is the first stop shop for business supports and offers a range of supports to business including training, mentoring, answering customs queries and access to funding. For more information on these supports please see:

Please call 0404 30800 or email: to start the conversation and make an appointment for a free confidential one to one business advice session.

Wicklow County Council would like to thank members of the public in advance for their patience and understanding.  The safety of our employees and members of the public remains our priority.  Measures will be kept under review in accordance with Government announcements.

Further information in relation to all Wicklow County Council Services are available on the Council’s website:

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