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Casual Trading Licence

Anyone engaging in Casual Trading in the administrative area of Meath County Council must hold a Casual Trading License. Meath County Council have designated casual trading sites in the County in accordance with the Casual Trading Bye Laws 1997.

Apply for a Casual Trading Licence online


In respect of trading on or near a foreshore area, it is vital that the Beaches, Foreshore, Estuaries and Harbours Bye Laws - County Meath - 2010 are adhered to.

To apply for a Casual Trading Licence to allow for trading on Laytown / Bettystown beach trading bays for the 2018 season, complete the application form below and submit to:

  • The Environment Department, Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co.Meath  C15 Y291

The closing date for receipt of completed forms is on or before 4.00p.m. Thursday 5th April, 2018.


Please be advised that the Regulations governing the issue of Casual Trading Licences for Bettystown Laytown Beach can be viewed below.

If you have any queries in relation to applying for a Casual Trading Licence for trading bays on Laytown / Bettystown beach to allow trading for the 2018 season, please contact Meath County Council at 046-9097000 or email


Please note:  Casual Trading Bye-Laws, 1997 Section 24c states the following “Individual Trading spaces shall be allocated by the Council by such methods that it may, at its discretion decide. This shall not exclude allocation by lot”.  


The Council reserves the right to accept or decline any application and to cancel or withdraw any concession issued.


Application Form for Casual Trading Licence doc, 13kb

Regulations - Casual Trading Licences Bettystown Laytown Beach doc, 53kb

Beaches, Foreshore, Estuaries and Harbours Bye Laws - County Meath - 2010 doc, 382kb