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Business related Licences and Permits

Business related licences and permits

Casual Trading Licence

Anyone engaging in Casual Trading in the administrative area of Meath County Council must hold a Casual Trading License. Meath County Council have designated casual trading sites in the County in accordance with the Casual Trading Bye Laws 1997.

In respect of trading on or near a foreshore area, it is vital that the Beaches, Foreshore, Estuaries and Harbours Bye Laws - County Meath - 2010 are adhered to.

Meath County Council accept application forms for Casual Trading Licences at the following locations:

Town/Village                                 Location                                                     Designated Area

Oldcastle                                 Market Square                                   2 No. Pitches

Athboy                                     Car Park                                             2 No. Pitches

Athboy                                     Main Street                                         1 No. Pitch

*LaytownBettystown               Beach                                                 6 No. Pitches


Meath County Council invites applications from parties interested in taking up Casual Trading Licences for trading bays at Bettystown beach. These Licences are to allow trading for the 2024 season.

Further details and application forms / regulations can be obtained from:

  • The Environment Department, Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath. C15Y291
  • by emailing

The closing date for receipt of completed forms is on or before 4.00p.m.  28th March, 2024.  


Please note:  Casual Trading Bye-Laws, 1997 Section 24c states the following “Individual Trading spaces shall be allocated by the Council by such methods that it may, at its discretion decide. This shall not exclude allocation by lot”.  

The Council reserves the right to accept or decline any application and to cancel or withdraw any concession issued.

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Dangerous Substance Licences

Dangerous Substance Licences

Meath County Council issues licences pursuant to SI 630 of 2019 Dangerous Substances (Flammable Liquids and Fuels Retail Stores) Regulations 2019 and SI 631 of 2019 Dangerous Substances (Flammable Liquids and Fuels Distribution and Commercial Supply Stores) Regulations 2019 come into effect from 1st April 2020. These regulations repeal and replace the Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) Regulations, 1979 – S.I. No. 311 respectively and The Dangerous Substances (Petroleum Bulk Stores) Regulations, 1979 (No. 313 of 1979).

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Trade Effluent Licence

Trade effluent licences ensure that discharge is treated and controlled in a manner that protects the receiving environment.

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Waste Management/ Facility Permits

Meath County Council grants waste management licences for privately operated waste facilities operating in Meath. Waste Management Licences are issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 

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