If you are planning an outdoor event in Limerick you may find the following information quite useful.
What is an outdoor event?
An outdoor event is defined as a public performance which takes place mainly in the open air or in a structure with no roof or a partial, temporary or retractable roof, a tent or similar temporary structure and which consists of music, dancing, displays of public entertainment or any activity of a like kind.
When is an Event License required?
An event licence is required from the Planning Department in order to hold an outdoor event where the audience comprises of 5,000 or more people, under Part XVI of the Planning & Development Act 2000-2010 (As Amended) and Part 16 of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001 (As Amended).
How to Apply for an Outdoor Event Licence
The Planning department is based in Patrick Street, Limerick and is responsible for realising the economic potential of the City and County by the provision of infrastructure and the promotion of retailing, tourism and general commercial and industrial development. Key services of this department include:
Call: +353 61 407210
Address: Limerick City and County Council, 7/8 Patrick Street, Limerick.
What is included in an Event Licence Application?
If the applicant is not the owner/occupier, a letter of consent from the owner to carry out the proposal in question must accompany the application.
For further information please do get in touch.
Contact: Lise-Ann Sheahan
Telephone: 061 407501
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