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Food safety regulations require operators of slaughterhouses, meat plants, cold stores and food vehicles to register with the Council.

Wicklow County Council has entered into a service contract with the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) and is responsible for the enforcement of food legislation as it applies to slaughterhouses, meat plants, cold stores and food vehicles (wholesaling meat) under its supervision.

Read the contract between the FSAI and Wicklow County Council

These food premises must be approved and registered with Wicklow County Council.

Application Forms

It is a requirement of the service contract and food legislation that the Council ensures official controls are carried out regularly, on a risk basis and with the appropriate frequency. These inspections are carried out by the Council’s veterinary inspectors.

  1. Application for Registered Premises

    File type .pdf

  2. Application for Approval of a Meat Premises

    File type .pdf