Kells Pay Parking

Kells Pay Parking

Times of operation, fees and relevant bye-laws


Times of Operation

Pay Parking is in operation between the hours of 09:00 and 18:00 hours Monday to Saturday.
Please note that Pay and Display is not in operation on bank holidays. 


The following half price initiative is in place in Kells.

The main highlights of the Initiative are:

  1. First 15 minutes free – On observing a vehicle without a pay and display ticket a Warden will allow 15 minutes from time of first observation before issuing a fine.
  2. Reduced Minimum charge from .50c to .20c for 20 minutes
  3. Reduced price per hour to .50c

Kells has multiple charges available which are broken up into two main categories;

  • On Street
  • Off Street (Car Park)

Some parking meters throughout the town are capable of dispensing multiple charges options.

On Street Charges

On Street (Short Term) - Maximum Stay 2 hours

20c (minimum) = 35 minutes
30c = 50 minutes
40c = 60 minutes
50c = 75 minutes
90c (maximum) = 120 minutes

On Street (Long Term)

Long term parking (24 hours and 7 day parking) tickets are available at the following On Street locations and rates;
NOTE – Standard On Street (Short Term) rates, detailed above, are also available from these meters.

24 hour = €2.30
7 day = €10.00

Meter Location for purchase of long term tickets

  • Bective Street: Outside HSE building
  • Bective Street Cul de Sac: Outside HSE building
  • Navan Road & Headford Road: Centre Island of Headford/Navan Rd. Junction

Off Street (car park) Charges

.50c (minimum) = 60 minutes
€1.00 = 120 minutes
€3.20 = 24 hours
€12.00 (maximum) = 7 days

NOTE – On Street (Short Term) Rates available in the following Car Parks;

  • Fairgreen Car Park
  • Oliver Plunkett Car Park
  • Town Hall Car Park


Kells Bye Laws

Kells Parking Bye-Laws

Information regarding Parking in Kells, including Residents’ Parking Permits, is available in the document below.