The Country Wicklow Film Commission is the one stop shop for road closures anywhere in the County. We have direct access to all road and area engineers in Wicklow County Council, Wicklow, Arklow and Bray Town Council and Greystones Town Commissioners, and can get advice on your questions and requirements concerning filming on the roads. Contact us for a road closure application form and we will take you through the process.

The application for a road closures takes approximately four weeks to complete.

There are a number of steps that have to be followed to obtain a road closure:

1. Contact us to discuss the closure and put together an application.

2. Wicklow County Council advertises a notice of intention of road closure in the local paper at least two weeks before the intended closure. The County Council will notify the Superintendent of the Gardai.

3. The public has at least three days, but usually a week if advertised in a weekly local paper, to lodge an objection.

4. After three days and considering any objections, the decision to grant road closure is taken. The County Council notifies the Superintendent of the decision.

5. The road closure has to be advertised seven days before it takes place.

Wicklow County Council charges a fee to cover administration and advertisement costs. Wicklow County Council is committed to place the advert in the local paper to ensure reasonable advertising costs.
The road closure will be grant subject to the terms and conditions of the Roads Act 1993.

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