Kilkenny Council resumes ‘all services’ as restrictions as eased
Kilkenny County Council has announced that “all services are operating” as Ireland moved to more relaxed Level 3 Covid restrictions.
In line with current guidelines, the local authority reminded members of the public its staff are available to meet, but on “an appointment only basis” for now.
A council spokesperson said: “We encourage you to contact us by telephone, email or online, to deal with your query. In the event that your query cannot be dealt with remotely an appointment can be arranged.”
Below is a complete list of contact numbers to access the various local authority services:
|Phone No.||Email Address|
|County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny||056 779 email@example.com|
|Receipts Office, County Hall, Kilkenny||056 779 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Housing Department, Johns Green House.||056 779 email@example.com|
|Planning Office, County Hall.||056 779 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Environment Office, County Hall
Dunmore Landfill Facility.
|056 779 4470
|Accounts Payable, County Hall||056 779 email@example.com|
|Fire Station, Gaol Road, Kilkenny||056 779 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Arrears Management||056 779 email@example.com|
|Housing Loans/Rent Arrears Support Unit||056 779 4021
056 779 4056
|Local Enterprise Office||056 775 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Motor Tax Office, County Hall.||056 779 email@example.com|
|Traffic Office, County Hall.||056 779 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Water Services||056 email@example.com|
|Kilkenny Library Headquarters||056 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Castlecomer Area Office||056 779 email@example.com|
|Callan Area Office||056 779 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Thomastown Area Office||056 779 email@example.com|
|Kilkenny Area Office||056 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Piltown Area Office||051 831 email@example.com|
The public counter in reception area in County Hall reopened to the public with effect from today.
The Motor Taxation Office and Traffic/Receipts public counters in County Hall also reopened today, from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday. However, the council stressed that “95% of motor tax transactions can be done online and should continue to be done online” at http://www.motortax.ie
The council stressed customers who come to local authority offices “must comply with all social distancing requirements”, adding: “Signage will be in place to assist in this regard.”
They added: “Customers must comply with any directions given by staff. We request people only to visit the offices for essential business and to take care to protect themselves and our staff. Members of the public attending our office are advised to wear a face mask.”
In order to avoid high volumes of customers calling to our public counters when they re-open, and in order to avoid having to queue for long periods, people are advised to pay their Housing Loan/Rent payments, Fire Charge and Traffic fines online at www.kilkennycoco.ie or alternatively phone the following numbers to make payment by card:
- Housing Loan/Rents/Rates/Fire Charge Payments 056-7794229
- Traffic Fine payments – 056-7813019/056-7794540
- You can also send payment by cheque/postal order to the address above for processing.
The dedicated Community Call helpline remains open to assist at-risk members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports during the current public health emergency. It is open from 9.00a.m. to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
The confidential freephone number is 1800 326 522 or email firstname.lastname@example.org