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Adding Or Removing A Name On Your Loan

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Do you need to change a name on your loan account? We've listed the process below.

Adopt a patch

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Adopt a Patch

Is littering a problem in your area?

Why not sign up for Fingal County Council’s “Adopt a Patch” scheme?

Adult Learning

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We deliver a range of learning workshops for Adults in Fingal.

Apply For Planning Permission

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You can apply for planning permission with us by post, or by making your application to us at either of our planning counters, County Hall Swords and Civic Offices Blanchardstown. 

Apply for social housing

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We provide social housing support for people who can’t provide a home for themselves. You can apply for a house in the Fingal area and if you meet the eligibility requirements you’ll be placed on the Housing Waiting List.

Apply to use a pitch

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‌Fingal County Council maintains 168 sports pitches in Regional and Neighbourhood Parks which are used by Sporting Organisations throughout Fingal.

Burial Grounds

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We manage and maintain 36 burial grounds in Fingal. View  of burial grounds.
View Information on Older Burials

Call for Properties

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Guarantee your rental income and make renting property easy

Commercial Rates

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Rates are a property based tax levied by Local Authorities on the occupiers of commercial or industrial properties.  Income from commercial rates pays for a wide range of services including street lighting, maintenance of roads and footpaths, libraries, parks and playgrounds, sports and recreation facilities, economic development, community development and environmental protection.




Commercial Waste

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‌This section covers regulations in relation to Food Waste, Packaging, Farm Plastic, Waste Tyres and Waste Permits.

Community Groups and Activites

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Find a community group or activity in your area here

Community Person of the Year

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Do you know of a person who through their volunteering is making a difference within their community? Community Person of the Year is your opportunity to nominate an individual whose selfless work and giving generously of their time enhances the well being of others.

Do You Need Planning Permission

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Find out here which works need planning permission, and which don't. 

Dog Fouling

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Find out more about dog fouling and the Green Dog Walkers Scheme below

Dog Licences and Identification

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Find out more below

Domestic Septic Tanks

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Domestic Waste Water Treatment Systems (Septic Tanks) must be registered

Enhanced Long-Term Social Housing Leasing Scheme

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The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government launched the new Enhanced Long-term Social Housing Leasing Scheme on 31 January 2018.


Fingal Libraries Development Plan 2018-23

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The Fingal Libraries Development Plan 2018-23 is now available to view and download below 

Fingallians in Frongoch

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Fire safety certificates

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You must apply for a Fire Safety Certificate for new buildings and some alterations and extensions to existing buildings. 

Frequently Asked Questions

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Green Schools Programme

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The Green Schools programme promotes environmental awareness within schools to the point where it becomes an intrinsic part of the ethos of the school.

Greener Communities Competition 2019

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The focus this year is on increasing pollinators and biodiversity and on sustainable communities – our role in creating a more sustainable future

Housing Grants

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The Council operates three separate grant schemes for qualifying home owners.

Housing Transfers and New Tenants in Your Home

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Applications for a transfer from your existing home may be made once you have been a Council tenant for at least 2 years. If you’re already a tenant and you have someone planning to come and live with you, you need to apply to us for permission.

Join the Library

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If you thought libraries were just books think again! 

Long Term Lease Scheme

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Do you have a Property to Let Under Long Term Leasing ?

Submission/Observation on planning application

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To make a Submission/ Observation on a planning application you can make a submission online or in writing.

Memory Makers

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Do you have memories from times past, times forgotten or times recent? Memory Makers is your opportunity to relive and share these memories, whether they are a story or a craft created by you.

Do you have a 1916 Centenary Story that has been passed down through the generations?


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If you are having problems repaying your rent or mortgage the best thing to do is to talk to us.

Mortgage to Rent

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Newbridge House and Farm Re-Development

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Initiation of Procedure Pursuant to Part XI

Proposed Refurbishment of Existing Buildings and Development of

New Works and all Associated Site Works at Newbridge House & Farm,

Newbridge Demense, Donabate, Co. Dublin.


Parking permits

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We have Pay and Display in the following areas: Malahide, Skerries, Balbriggan, Swords, Rush and Coolmine.

Licenses and Permits

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The following is a list of Road Permits/Licences/Certificates which are available from Fingal County Council, Operations Department, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan

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If you are a first time buyer, intending to build, or buy a new or second hand home you may qualify for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme.  Helpline for enquiries: 051 349720

Apply for Temporary Road Closures

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Do you need to apply for a temporary road closure? If so, please read the following information carefully. 

Tidy Towns Pollinator Awards

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Let's Get Buzzing!

Information on Voting and Elections

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Ensure you are on the register and eligible to vote.   

Water & Drainage connections

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Find out about applying for new water, waste water and surface water connections.

We are buying land and new housing

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Expressions of Interest – Housing Provision - Information for Developers and Land Owners