Council plan to tackle casual trading

Roscommon County Council are proposing to make bye-laws to regulate and control casual trading in the county including trading in Boyle.

In accordance with the Casual Trading Act 1995, the bye-laws will cover issues such as:

* Goods that may be traded

* Designated trading area and trading times

* Licence fees

* Requirements on food traders to have a licence from a health authority

* Insurance requirements

* Parking of vehicles

* Requirement on traders to display licence numbers

* licences not transferable

* Requirement to have stalls approved and moved after trading

* Obligations to obey directions of appointed officers and Gardai

* Event trading

The proposed bye-laws are now at initial consultation stage and the Council will consider any submissions from the public.

If you have a submission on Casual Trading, you can forward same in writing to the following address by 5pm Friday June 9th:

Administrative Officer, Corporate Services, Roscommon County Council, Aras an Chontae, Roscommon.


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