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Forms relating to the use, development and maintenance of roads.

Abnormal Load Permit Form

€60 - Once-Off (single or return journey)

€200 - 3 months

€300 - 6 months

€500 - 12 months

Road Closure Application Form

The applicant(s) will be responsible for reimbursing Wicklow County Council for the costs associated with placing statutory advertisements.

Road Opening Licence 

New National Road Licensing Procedures

Maproad Roadworks Licensing (MRL)

The national online road opening system, MapRoad Roadworks Licensing (MRL), will be in operation in Wicklow County Council for all applicants from 1st May 2018 in accordance with the guidelines for Managing Openings in Public Roads (Purple Book: April 2017). Paper based applications will no longer be accepted after 1st May 2018. 

The MapRoad Licensing system is managed and facilitated by the Road Management Office (RMO) and licences will be issued through the online system by Wicklow County Council. 


It should be noted that in accordance with section 5.4 of the Guidelines, all licence holders registering on the MRL system are undertaking to have personnel trained as follows during 2018:

·         Basic Level Trench Reinstatement Course (2 Day)

·         Advanced Level Trench Reinstatement (1 Day)

Courses are available through the LASNTG

Support and Information   

The Road Management Office provides registration and support to users of the MRL system.

The following information and support is available on the RMO website (

The Guidelines:

Access to the Guidelines for Managing Openings in Public Roads, issued by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport in April 2017

Registration on MRL:

A link to the registration page for new users

Access to MRL:

A link to the MRL system

User Guides:

A set of user guides for common MRL procedures

RMO support for MRL:

For New Registrations :

For MRL Users :

Roads in Charge Request Form

There is a standard application fee of €60 for each Road in Charge request. A clear map identifying the area and property must be submitted with each application.