COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Info and Updates

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Update on Louth County Council Services

Louth County Council confirms that following the announcement by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar T.D. on Friday, March 27, all of its offices are now closed to the public with immediate effect and will remain closed until further notice. The Town Hall is now open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm for Planning  queries only.

The Council has reviewed its essential services in line with Government policy and the objectives of the new public health measures. Our services will be delivered largely on a remote basis with a priority on maintaining our identified essential services. 

Council Offices will reopen to the public on Monday 29th June.

Opening hours are Monday to Friday  10am to 3pm.

All other matters should be directed to which continues to operate and is the most effective means of communication at this time.

Our phone number at 1890 202303 is dedicated to matters in relation to the maintenance of essential service and we welcome such calls and this is answered on a 24/7 basis.

The following additional numbers have been put in place to deal with specific issues and are staffed on a normal working hour’s basis.  


Community Support              

1800 805 817 
  1. COVID–19 Louth Community Response Forum


Tel. 087 418 6000

Housing Assistance Payment (HAP)                                        

Tel. 086 0364911

Rent Queries

The Rents Team are available at 


Payment of Fees or Charges

Should customers wish to pay for any of Louth County Council services e.g. planning fee, loan repayments, fixed penalty notices etc.  The bank account details are as follows:

BIC                  :           BOFIIE2D

IBAN Numbe   :           IBAN IE36BOFI90336515582234.

Name               :            Louth County Council

Bank               :            Bank of Ireland

Branch            :            Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth.


See following link for the current situation with regards to our services generally

Corporate ServicesFinanceMotor TaxHousing Services
Planning ServicesBuilding ControlWater ServicesLocal Services
Swimming PoolsCommunity ServicesRoads and TransportLocal Enterprise Office – Supports for Business
Controlled Burning

We will endeavour to keep you informed of any further changes in how we deliver services to you.  HSE social distancing guidelines: